Rest

Episcopal minister and author David Zahl once quipped that the only way to sell sleep to Americans is to tell them it will help them work. It’s likely Americans aren’t the only ones that would fall for such a pitch. But even with the change of pace that the pandemic and its attendant lockdowns brought… Read More Rest

Satanic curses

It has been one year since American troops withdrew from Afghanistan. Taliban soldiers marked the day with celebrations and declared a public holiday. Afghanistan has largely returned to life as a Muslim nation with women and girls banned from school and required to wear the burqa. With the assassination of Al-Qaeda’s leader in Kabul last month, it would seem that the… Read More Satanic curses

A fifth column

News out of California last week..San Francisco District Attorney, Chesa Boudin was ousted from his post in a recall election. Left-leaning media blamed the result on fear-mongering and buckets of cash given by businesses. Some suggested that the long Republican tenure through recent history had made the state too conservative to know progress when it sees it.  Boudin comes… Read More A fifth column

Hate

Ignorance is not love. Willful ignorance of what is happening to your neighbor is hatred for your neighbor. Apathy toward evil, even in the name of “obedience,” is participation in that evil. You cannot stop all the evils in the world. You cannot change the course of history by yourself. It is not your job… Read More Hate