A Prayer for the U.S. Today and In the Days to Come

God, change the hearts and minds of these ignorant and foolish men in the photo above. May they know You, the Creator of all people in Your image. May their hearts be illumined with the light of Your love more than these torches of hate that illumine their faces. May they be transformed.

It Is Time For An Independent Investigation

I haven’t made a political post about the President in a long time, but today’s actions (the firing FBI Director Comey by President Trump) are extremely troublesome. I just want to remind everyone of a few things:

Is This Making Us Great?

Henry Rousso, a Jewish Holocaust historian and Egyptian-born French citizen, was detained by U.S. officials for ten hours after his eleven hour flight from France and was about to be returned to Paris before faculty at Texas A&M University, where he was scheduled to speak, intervened.

A Reminder for This Week: The First Amendment

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

What Matters When Contacting Your Representatives in Congress

After making a recent post on my frustrations with the response of my Congressional representatives, I have been told by people I know and trust who have been on the staff of various members of Congress that, despite appearances, our representatives are or, at least, can be affected by their constituents contacting them. The keys when contacting are: