Are we in a Post-American Era?

Are we in a Post-American Era?

As Donald Trump made his way to Beijing, we need to know that he is dealing with a Chinese leadership that is much more self-assured about its interna...

November 9th, 2017 |  


This fall was a major trip for me

This fall was a major trip for me

This past week the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage said to me rather casually, “I guess you know today is November?”She’s always ...

November 9th, 2017 |  


God’s plan of salvation part 2

God’s plan of salvation part 2

Last week, I shared about GPS — God’s Plan of Salvation. And I want to continue that thought this week too. Why? Because where you spend y...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Patience is a virtue, but it’s not easy

Patience is a virtue, but it’s not easy

I’d like to think that, at least for most of my adult life, I’ve been a pretty patient person. I don’t make impulsive or rash decisi...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Do no harm: What would Hippocrates think?

Do no harm: What would Hippocrates think?

A core tenant of the pledge taken by all physicians is their promise first and foremost to do no harm. A physician’s vow to care for patients in...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Ramesh Ponnuru: Losers in GOP’s tax plan can afford the loss

Ramesh Ponnuru: Losers in GOP’s tax plan can afford the loss

It says something about the politics of tax reform that some of the best parts of the new Republican bill are its most politically vulnerable.Tax cuts...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Underneath the bridge: Abandoned babies in communist China

Underneath the bridge: Abandoned babies in communist China

The New York Times recently ran an article on how the lives of Chinese women were made “much better” under communism. It was a shocking ar...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Bake ahead for the holidays

Bake ahead for the holidays

Our house will be full for Thanksgiving this year. Eighteen family and friends, at last count, will be seated at the big table (10), the game table in...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Loving fostering and Daniel’s French Toast

Loving fostering and Daniel’s French Toast

Editor’s Note: Last week’s pizza enchilada recipe should have listed 2 cups of pizza sauce not two quarts. Apologies for the column editor...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Sexual assault is a societal problem

Sexual assault is a societal problem

The continued exposure of alleged sexual assault and mistreatment of women within the entertainment industry have shaken some pillars of the Hollywood...

November 2nd, 2017 |