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Government Enforcement of Morality

Comment posted on the Odessa American, 8/26/2013

Amen!  I am amongst a growing group of Americans who are fighting for the day when the police power of the government is not used to force conformity to a particular set of values. 63 more words

Freedom Of Conscience

Government Enforcement of Morality

Comment posted on the Odessa American, 8/26/2013

Amen!  I am amongst a growing group of Americans who are fighting for the day when the police power of the government is not used to force conformity to a particular set of values. 63 more words

Freedom Of Conscience

Contemplative

I firmly believe in the necessity of forms; I know that they fix the human mind in the contemplation of abstract truths, and forms, by helping the mind to grasp those truths firmly, make it embrace them with fervor.

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Contemplation

A Personal Introduction

That I have the habit of hiding behind words is true.  Words are that way, whether we choose them or not.  Be that as it may, let me say a few in my own name.   3,353 more words

Contemplation

Postscript: "Soul freedom" for all in the public square -- how we live with our deep differences

Shortly after I published the last post, with a parable about fear in the public square, I listened to the podcast from “Breakpoint This Week,” a part of Chuck Colson’s ministry.   376 more words

The Journey

News Round-up

Adventist Church Files Amicus Brief for Workplace Religious Freedom Case at Top U.S. Court (Ansel Oliver, ANN, 27 Aug 2014)

The Seventh-day Adventist Church filed an amicus brief today urging the United States’ top court to accept the case of a Muslim girl who was denied a job because her hijab—a head-covering—violated a company’s policy. 310 more words

Peacemaking & Reconciliation