Category: current events

Life is precious

December 16, 2010 | 7 comments

On the national news last night I watched a disgruntled citizen in Florida take aim and shoot a gun at members of a school board during a public meeting.  On one hand, it was unbelievable. On the other, mindless killing

Prayer for Haiti

January 14, 2010 | 4 comments

Amidst the mass humantarian disaster Haiti currently faces because of the horrible earthquake that rocked the country two days ago, it is well to remember that our prayers make a difference.If one is not physically in the country and does

Lessons from Balloon Boy

October 23, 2009 | 3 comments

There has been a large outcry of disgust against the hoax contrived by the Henne family of Colorado last week is what has been dubbed “The Balloon Boy,” drama.If you’re unaware, millions of viewers sat glued to their screens watching

Shooting in Illinois

February 15, 2008 | 7 comments

Oh, dismay, dismay…another horrible mass shooting yesterday, this time at Northern Illinois University, leaving 6 dead, and many more wounded. When will the mindless killing stop? When conversing about the tragedy with my wife this morning, she observed, “What an