I stare down at my plate, filled with all the typical Thanksgiving treats – turkey, ham, corn, maybe some broccoli if Dad made some. The meal is calm at first. My job is simple. Stick food in my mouth. Chew. Swallow. Repeat until my plate is empty. Then I’ll decide if I want more or not.
My dear wife Star had no idea that the “Yes, I do” she beautifully pronounced the day God blessed the union of our lives went beyond the promise of honoring me in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health, for better or for worse, for richer or for poorer … it also meant honoring my cultur
I’ve heard people say they don’t understand what the big deal is with women anymore. Why can’t we just get over it? Do we really even need feminism? We can vote; we can work outside the home. We’re not oppressed anymore. We should be happy with all the privilege we have.
The country celebrated and honored Veterans Day this week, acknowledging the countless men and women who have served our country. We honored those who have fallen in battle, veterans of past wars and those in active service.
The lack of involvement in campus productions has surfaced as a continuing trend in the past years. All of the usual people flock to the stage, with only the occasional new face amongst the crowd of already-known stars.
Over three months have passed since Michael Brown was shot by Darren Wilson, a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. There is substantial evidence to safely say that Brown was a true victim, not of a confusion in suspects at a close-by gas station robbery, but of a racial profiling.