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Quid Pro Quo

February 1, 2020


In the recent spate of impeachment activities that either enthralled you or stupefied you with boredom, a Latin phrase quid pro quo, was thrown around as describing one sin of the President. The phrase means literally something for something, a favor for a favor. Later on, bribery was hurled at the President as one of […]


December 2, 2018


Jesus preached frequently against hypocrites, largely because they were self-serving and ignored the truth. I suspect every one of us has engaged in the old sin of hypocrisy at one time or another. In today’s political world clubbing us with self-serving lies and making a mockery of the truth, we need to see clearly what […]


September 16, 2018


I woke up from my Sunday nap with a start, hearing the words of a child, singing to her departed pet, “I can’t wait to see you on the other side.” It was such a sad little song, but the little girl wasn’t crying, just talking to her dog, so very sure that they would […]