Thursday, April 25th, 2019 15:00:34

The Opioid Crisis Hits Close to Home

Last winter, my husband and I joined with other mourners at the funeral of a man who died in his mid-20s. His family talked about how he was so full of life and love; his friends recalled how he had....

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Friday, April 19th, 2019 22:40:36

Resurrection and Life

The fact that the fire in Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris occurred during Holy Week has led me to think of it through a spiritual lens. Holy Week is the time between Palm Sunday (which marks Jesus' entrance into Jerusalem....

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Thursday, April 11th, 2019 13:53:54

My 2020 Vision: Choose Hope Over Fear

With over a dozen Democrats having already announced they are running for the Democratic presidential nomination, we are moving rapidly into the 2020 election season. The pace will increase, as will the rhetoric. Both parties will attempt to create a....

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Thursday, April 4th, 2019 11:40:45

Must Fix Crisis at Southern Border

Something must be done. A policy crisis has turned into a security crisis, and now a humanitarian crisis. In February, there were over 76,000 apprehensions at our southern border. This is nearly double the average monthly number (41,735) during the....

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Thursday, March 28th, 2019 15:01:51

Understandable Outrage

It's hard to process what has happened in the last few days. First, President Donald Trump's ongoing outrage over media coverage makes total sense. And I have found myself agreeing with President Barack Obama's former chief of staff and current....

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Thursday, March 21st, 2019 12:00:26

Sheep for Dinner?

At the start of this year, Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., introduced a bill in the House of Representatives to abolish the Electoral College. As a refresher, the Electoral College is the process by which our country elects our president and....

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Thursday, March 14th, 2019 11:55:09

From Contempt to Love

In today's political environment, there is a lot of contempt, not love. American Enterprise Institute President Arthur Brooks wants to change that, in part by adapting the work of missionaries to the political environment. His latest book, "Love Your Enemies:....

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Thursday, March 7th, 2019 15:19:39

Fair Competition

As a mother of two children, one male and one female, I can tell you that there are differences between the sexes from birth. My 19-year-old daughter claims she is 5 feet, 4 inches tall, but 5 feet, 2 inches....

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Thursday, February 28th, 2019 12:10:44

2020 Prediction: Wooly and Wild

The 2020 presidential race is off and running. As the sitting president, Donald Trump is almost certain to win the Republican nomination. Historically, this would mean that Trump would ignore the Democratic primary while building on his status as president.....

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Thursday, February 21st, 2019 13:15:01

Mom’s Expectations and Wish

My mother's 83rd birthday would have been today, but she passed away six years ago. The last time I talked to her is etched in my mind. She called us on the way back from dinner. My sister, Kathy, my....

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