Culture

Animal Farm

Just as George Orwell used a farm of animals to allegorize the invidious Communist philosophy, I see a farm of animals in a completely different...

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Faith

Reaping What We Sow

Someone was once asked about the difference between heaven and hell, and—tongue in cheek—he replied, “Heaven is where the cooks are French, the police are...

Culture

The Blue Guards are Coming

If I had gotten up out of bed when I was a youngster and said to my mom and dad that I thought I was the Queen of Sheba, they would have laughed. But had I...

Culture

Are We Better Off With Technology?

I drove to work today in a torrential rain. Looking around my car as I was stuck in stop-and-go traffic, I marveled at the notion that having a cell phone next...

Faith

Tilling the Soil in Our Hearts

Upon reading the Gospel of Matthew (verses 13:1-23), we should be totally distraught at the obduracy, the stubborn refusal to change mind, attitude and course...

Culture

On Listening and Learning

The occasion was a recent picnic and my discussion with a pharmacist began well. I mentioned that I have often consulted pharmacists about prescription...