Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, and it isn’t even close. Undoubtedly, our corporate expressions of gratitude are the healthiest part of the day. Gratitude pulls the soul out of the unending depths of introspection and self-pity. Who can add a single hour to his span of life?
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Is there anything more depressing than advertisements that run on cable news? I’m speaking specifically of the happy retirement type. These ads attempt to convince us that the American dream is to retire early to a senior center in Florida where one can enjoy days full of golf, Viagra, and Mazda Miatas.
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Thankfully, each successive generation does not start with a blank slate. The frameworks of the past exist in the subconsciousness of our culture and institutions. Each life lived passes on more than genes and instincts.
Read More Haunted by something he cannot define
Modern man doesn’t know what freedom is, nor does he know what to do with it when he has it. If you survey the trending news stories, you’ll notice that our most contentious fights are caused by competing freedoms and confused ends.
Read More Freedom without end is confused
Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord. Romans 12:19 KJV
Read More Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord
Whether or not a husband loves his wife has nothing to do with the quality of the wife and everything to do with the quality of the husband. A good husband loves his wife unconditionally.
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Have you ever wondered what it would be like for a black man to visit the Jefferson Davis Presidential Library?
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The fact is that our public celebrations don’t always hit our friends at the right time. Our news feeds and timelines can be cruel.
Read More Our blessings are complicated