Monthly Archives: January 2012

THE CURRENT POLITICAL PREDICAMENT

It may be too simplistic, but it appears that voters are willing to overlook one form of moral indiscretion, adultery, but not another, sexual harassment. Does morality play a role in politics and governing? Should society hold its political leaders to a standard of moral integrity? Which standard?

John Adams believed that morality plays a vital role in the survival of a democratic society. In a speech to the military in 1798, he stated, “We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion.… Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” Continue reading

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BEAUTY

Sydney Spies never imagined that a photo shoot for her high school yearbook would lead to a national new story. Her mother warned her that the shot she selected for her senior class picture might lead to controversy, but even she was surprised by the media attention.
The 18-year-old high school student from Durango, Colorado posed on a staircase, looking back over her left shoulder. Wearing a short yellow skirt and a black scarf wrapped around her torso so that it exposes her shoulders and midriff, Spies portrays something more provocative than usual yearbook fare. Continue reading

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2011 in review

Thank you to all my friends and new acquaintances through the internet who have viewed, commented and supported my blog this past year. May we all continue to seek the truth in Jesus, the Way, the Truth, the Life. The … Continue reading

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