Lost in a moral fog, Part 2

Back in the early Pleistocene era when I was a lad, road crews would mark out construction zones with bowling-ball sized canisters filled with kerosene and topped by a large wick. When lit with a match, they would burn all night long, warning motorists away from broken pavement.I grew up with ... Continue reading

They call me Trinity

The divine Trinity — "Father, Son and Holy Spirit" — could also be known as "Mother, Child and Womb" or "Rock, Redeemer, Friend" at some Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) services under an action Monday by the church's national assembly.... A panel that worked on the issue since 2000 said the ... Continue reading

You’ve got a friend

When you're down and troubled and you need a helping hand, and nothing, oh nothing is going right... Winter, spring, summer or fall, all you have to do is call, and I'll be there... You've got a friend. —Carole King A railroad runs through North Carolina State University. As a student, one of my ... Continue reading