The Party of Lincoln

Albus Dumbledore, the headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the Harry Potter series was a great wizard, by all accounts. He was the only wizard that Voldemort (the bad guy) ever feared, and he was well-respected by his enemies, allies, and pupils. Read More…

Stop Trying to Make the Wall Happen

The great Maya Angelou once said, “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.”

People, more or less, are predictable. You can observe patterns in traffic to predict when you’re about to get cut off on the freeway. You can anticipate someone running to tell someone else something you said. If that guy or girl doesn’t text you back? Well, the signs were probably there that he or she was just not that into you. Read More…

How Left is Too Left?

My grandfather got sick a few weeks ago, so my family and I spent a lot of time in the hospital. While we were there, as so often happens, there was another family that we saw pretty regularly. We didn’t interact with them too much, but they were friendly. They seemed like a good, southern, Christian family. Read More…