Category Archives: writing

Awash in a Sea of Tears

By | January 29, 2013

Paul’s Second Letter to the Corinthian Believers, Chapter 10, lines 3-6 “For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the… Read More »

Why Honor Dr. King?

By | January 21, 2013

Reposted from 2010,  2011, and 2012. I wrote this as a quick e-mail in response to some scurrilous nonsense forwarded to me, nonsense written by a white Christian eager to point out to me that Dr. King was a flawed man, too flawed to be honored and acknowledged. Let’s get some things straight right off… Read More »

A Poem for Advent

By | December 16, 2012

America 2012 Twenty children were shot   Charlotte Bacon, 6and six adults in one of   Daniel Barden, 7the greatest tragedies   Olivia Engel, 6in American history.    Josephine Gay, 7Unfortunately, it was   Ana M. Marquez-Greene, 6not the greatest tragedy,   Dylan Hockley, 6for we have had mass   Madeleine F. Hsu, 6shootings in Columbine   Catherine V. Hubbard, 6and Virginia… Read More »

Why I Left the Republican Party

By | October 29, 2012

An individual comprises many aspects. He has his various tastes, his desires, his values, his wants, his talents, his achievements, his dreams, his future, as well as the self-identification he places upon himself to say “This is me.” We are comfortable in thinking we know who we are, especially as we get older. We settle… Read More »

Why Obama 2012—from a Former Republican

By | October 28, 2012

In 1972 while in high school I was in an advanced art class. One of our projects was to create an iconic & perhaps ironic picture of a contemporary personage. I teamed up with my partner to paint a matching set of religious iconography for Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew. Together we painted an Agnew… Read More »

Why I am NOT VOTING FOR Romney

By | October 24, 2012

Earlier I stated why I AM voting for Obama, and you can check my timeline for my reasoning. Now I’ll say why I am NOT voting for Romney, but note that I am not voting AGAINST. I am simply going to give the reasons why Romney could not get my vote. First, though, understand that… Read More »