The Long-Forgotten Ideal

I love my country. I love knowing for what She has stood over the last 234 years. She has been a bastion of liberty and hope for mankind in the political sphere. Her beacon of freedom has shone throughout the world as a reminder of the promise of Man. With all of her...

“A Bit about the Word” (Second Sunday in Advent)

Today is the Second Sunday in Advent. My sermon this morning was about the “Word of Peace” which is Christ Himself, God Made Manifest, The Incarnate Word. What I challenged everyone to remember is that Christ is truly God’s Word — as Scripture...

“Trust and Deliverance” (Advent Day Six)

“Our fathers trusted in thee: they trusted, and thou didst deliver them.” Psalm 22:4 I have been asked numerous times how I can believe so fiercely in God and in His Son Jesus Christ. Others have been clueless as to where my faith seemed to originate. The...

The Pursuit of Politics: Part Two

Wow. Isn’t this fun? I was going to go a different direction for part two, but instead, I think I’ll go to the “next step”. As I mentioned before, I was severely disappointed in the place of politics in the workplace at the Bank. What I...

The Pursuit of Politics

Years ago, I worked for a major US bank in a very “elite” service area which dealt with critical issues facing the company’s growth strategy and structure. Admittedly, I was pretty low on the totem pole and mostly only a peon, but I did work in this particular...