Category Archives: politicized

Make political discussions kind again!

The measure of people’s intelligence isn’t how much they agree with you. Politeness is not being a doormat. It’s being powerful enough to be kind even when you don’t feel like it. Compete at something that really matters. Win first place … Continue reading

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The Message Of Obama’s Inaugural Bibles

President Barack Obama took the oath of office for his second term on a stack (of two) Bibles — Lincoln’s Bible and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s traveling Bible.  So what would Lincoln and King have to say about that? “In … Continue reading

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5 Who Shook American Slavery

American Experience on PBS looks at 5 amazing heroes who against all odds ignited the abolitionist (anti-slavery) movement in the USA.  They are:  Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké.   As the 3 … Continue reading

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Why Some Christians Don’t Want To Be Called Christian

Some people of faith who follow Jesus Christ don’t want to be known by the word Christian.  They prefer other names such as Christ-follower or believer.  Why? *  Some people feel that the word Christian has been so compromised that it … Continue reading

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