Posts from ‘September, 2009’

The Worth Of One Life‏

Alex Haley the famous author of the series Roots once said, “When an old person dies it’s like a library burning [down].” In our modern age of rapidly advancing technology it’s easy for some to count the older folks out, but knowledge is not the same as wisdom, which usually comes through experience. It seems [...]

222 Years‏

On September 17, 1787 our US Constitution was ratified in Philadelphia. It begins with the words, “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, ensure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our [...]

Oedipus Rex – Rachel Weeping‏

Do you remember the Greek Tragedy Oedipus Rex? As an unwanted infant, Oedipus was abandoned to die without the help an infant needs to survive, especially in the first critical hours of life. Most people realize that the current President believes in a similar form of infanticide by legally mandated neglect for certain infants born, [...]

Labor Day

Sept 4, 2009
As we approach the Labor Day weekend I have given some thought to the celebration of labor. Our holiday is a yearly tribute to the workers and their contributions to the strength, abundance, and well-being of our nation. What is called the protestant work ethic, from the values of Protestantism and specifically the [...]