Microblog Mondays: “I Will No Longer Hide in the Shadows”

If Trump does no other good, we must acknowledge that the reality of his presidency has awakened a slumbering nation.  Many finally realize that we can no longer resist in silence and leave the fate of our nation in the hands of elected officials, many of whom for too long have served their own political interests and … Continue reading Microblog Mondays: “I Will No Longer Hide in the Shadows”

Microblog Mondays: The Wisdom of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Ring

I recently began a new swap series in the “All Things Book-Related” group on swap-bot. For the series, swappers must send partners a book-related postcard with a quote from a fictional or poetic work that enlightens, inspires, or “shows us the way.”  The quote may be printed on the front of the postcard or written on … Continue reading Microblog Mondays: The Wisdom of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Ring

Microblog Mondays: Martin Luther King, Jr. on the Redemptive Power of Love

Now there is a final reason I think that Jesus says, “Love your enemies.” It is this: that love has within it a redemptive power. And there is a power there that eventually transforms individuals. Just keep being friendly to that person. Just keep loving them, and they can’t stand it too long. Oh, they … Continue reading Microblog Mondays: Martin Luther King, Jr. on the Redemptive Power of Love