Are we honoring the sacrifice?

Just as I require myself to watch the Passion of the Christ every Easter week so that I’m reminded of exactly what it took for Jesus to earn my eternal salvation, I require myself to stop amidst the fireworks, carnivals, parades, grill-outs, and think about exactly what it took to earn my EARTHLY freedom. Our…

Capitalism and Medical Science: The Dynamic Duo

Capitalism stinks, right? Until you need it….. I’m in an out-of-the-ordinary place today. I’m sitting in a hospital room as my father awaits surgery. Last night as the nurses and doctors were finally successful in relieving his pain and making him comfortable for the night, we all commented on how wonderful it is to live in the…

The Equal Distribution of Mediocrity

I was met with an interesting exchange today. I had a chance to ask someone I know to be a devoted Democrat, whether or not they would vote for Barack Obama again after everything we’ve seen thus far. Skyrocketing unemployment. Stock market roller coaster rides. A credit downgrade.  An exploding national debt. I didn’t bring any…