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"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past." ~Thomas Jefferson

Jesus is all about connecting with God and becoming mature. For that, we must have a dream of what we can be in God.

In Jesus, we are a new creation. 27 more words


Founding Brothers

Book #28: Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, Joseph J. Ellis

The Revolutionary era was an important and iconic era of our history.  And with 200 years of retrospection, it is often easy to romanticize the constitutional era and believe that it was a period of ideological clarity and political unanimity.   92 more words


RSDS: Costumes on Parade!

When I was a child, I delighted in dressing up for Halloween. At different stages I went “Trick-or-Treating” from house to house as a pack of cigarettes, as Thomas Jefferson, and as a grandfather clock. 272 more words


Hiller's High School Hits: Top passing games

Parkway’s Justin Rogers passed for 352 yards last week in a 48-14 win over Booker T. Washington. It marked the second time this season the junior quarterback had passed for more than 350 yards in a game. 1,763 more words

  • “[T]he opinion which gives to the judges the right to decide what laws are constitutional and what not, not only for themselves, in their own sphere of action, but for the Legislature and Executive also in their spheres, would make the Judiciary a despotic branch.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1804)
Thomas Jefferson


As a historian, I thought the defining moment in last night’s third and final presidential debate came when moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News asked Donald Trump if he was prepared to accept the outcome of next month’s election should he be defeated.  1,021 more words

U. S. Politics

October 20, 1922: Birth of Kitty Hach-Darrow; 1823: Birth of John Rose Leal; 1803: Louisiana Purchase Ratified; 1818: Oregon Territory Acquired

October 20, 1922: Birth of Kitty Hach-Darrow. “In a retirement home, nestled in a quiet Colorado town, lives Kitty Hach-Darrow, marketing pioneer, aviator and half the brains behind the creation of the Hach Company. 1,907 more words