Echoes of a Bomb

Echoes of a Bomb

On Sept. 15, 1963, a bomb went off during Sunday services at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Born and raised not far from where it happened, I was 10 years old at the time, and remember the day vividly. Today, as I reflect on this horrific tragedy, I'm aware the explosion that killed four young girls continues to have an impact today. 

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My Solemn July 4th Observance

My Solemn July 4th Observance

It’s Independence Day—the time of year when people in the United States commemorate and celebrate our freedom. My observance this year will be measured and intentional. 

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Going Forward in TRUMPed-Up America

Going Forward in TRUMPed-Up America

I’m repeatedly being told I should put the election behind me, accept the outcome and embrace the new president. I have to say...

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"Yours, Mine and Ours" - The Clash of Post-Election Pronouns

"Yours, Mine and Ours" - The Clash of Post-Election Pronouns

After the election of Donald Trump, I’m sorting through...and wresting with...the use of personal pronouns. 

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Election Reflections: What's Next?

Election Reflections: <i>What's Next?</i>

After today, we’ll have a new President.
Then what?

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