Fake News and Alternative Facts

I hear so much talk these days about “Fake News” and Orwell’s “alternative facts.”  How many times have we seen untruths foisted upon us? What do we believe? Who do we believe?  Pondering these questions, I was reminded of the following prayer from the 15th century German monk, Thomas a’ Kempis.  May the Lord give […]

America’s “Self-Terrorism”

“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. We love because he first loved us. If anyone says, “I love God,” yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not […]

The Horns of a Dilemma

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.“ (Proverbs 3:5-6, NIV) Thinking about presidential politics, a phrase came to mind: the horns of a dilemma.  Dilemma is a Greek word that means “two premises.”  The […]