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The Journey Toward God, One Step At A Time

We’ve all heard that joke about the man who was forced by floodwaters to climb onto the roof of his house. Professing his faith in the Lord and convinced that he’d be saved, the man turns away rescue attempts from good Samaritans in a rowboat, a speedboat and a helicopter. Eventually, the...

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Everyone Is Worried About The Dreamers

Well, not everyone. Some people believe that anyone who is in the country illegally should be removed — period. But there is worry within the wide swath of America that believes six things — that immigrants are the country’s life’s blood, that we ought to reward positive behavior, that it is...

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25 Resolutions

I’ll be turning 50 later this year, si dios quiere (if God so desires, as my mother would say). Those years represent their share of pain, plenty of mistakes, a dash of wisdom and many lessons learned the hard way. To usher in 2017, here are 25 resolutions that may just lead you to better...

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After The Election, Are We Listening?

“What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.” So goes the iconic line from the 1967 film “Cool Hand Luke,” courtesy of the “Captain,” a cruel prison warden played by Strother Martin. That character could have been talking about America today, after one of the ugliest and most toxic...

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Reconciliation After The Election

Our next season must be one of reconciliation. What’s been ripped apart must now be put back together.  Whoever is elected president on Nov. 8, it’s frightening to think about what comes next and imagine what our country will look like going forward.  Rarely has an election left behind such...

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Changing America: 15 Truths About Immigration

Thanks to an election year that has produced more heat than light, the immigration debate is back. Actually, it’s more accurate to say that it never really went away.  In the late 1700s, the arrival of German immigrants was met by hostility from Englishmen like Benjamin Franklin who worried...

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