After the Failed Insurrection – Now What?

After the Failed Insurrection – Now What?

The Call In September 2020 I received a call from an old friend I had not talked to in years. Sam and I first met in 2009 when with ten others we took part in a civil disobedience action against Colisimos Gun Store, which was notorious for supplying illegal guns used...
Epiphany

Epiphany

The Day of Epiphany In the Christian tradition, January 6 is the Day of Epiphany, the day in which we celebrate the arrival of astrologers from Persia who came seeking a Blessed One, the one we know as Jesus. These astrologers have been called Wise Ones, Magi, and...
Shirking the Safety of Our Whiteness

Shirking the Safety of Our Whiteness

When I awoke on the morning of January 1, a huge cloud seemed to lift. I am sure I was not alone in being glad to put 2020 in the rearview mirror. Even so, the challenges and problems of 2020 have carried into 2021. The pandemic still rages, and thousands of people...
What Would My Father Think?

What Would My Father Think?

My father, who was a lifelong Republican died in May 2016. He loved Ronald Reagan when he was a president; his home was sprinkled with books and other Reagan paraphernalia. He also donated a significant amount of money to the Young America Foundation, a conservative...