George Washington the Coward

Today, after Sunday worship, I opened the news to an interesting headline honoring the 230th anniversary of an act committed by a man named Robert Carter III.  A quick Google search about this person whose name I had never heard revealed that he lived from 1728 to 1804 and was one of the wealthiest individuals in Virginia.Continue reading “George Washington the Coward”

The Law of Freedom

Law and Freedom are two words that may seem contradictory. Especially in American culture, we identify Freedom as the absence of imposed restraint or regulations. Often, we view Law as the rules that get us into trouble if we violate them – and get caught. The truth is that freedom for one person only existsContinue reading “The Law of Freedom”

Time to Disconnect

Questions of purpose often lead to times of contemplation and reflection for those serious about matters of the body and soul. The two are intertwined and are impacted by the manner in which we consume or discharge physically, cognitively, and spiritually. What impact do outside forces have on our opinions, principles, behaviors, and psychological well-being?Continue reading “Time to Disconnect”

Hypocrisy: Weight of the Facade

The term originated from the label given to Greek actors in a theater but later became a negative connotation for those seeking to deceive others. Simply stated, a hypocrite is someone who pretends to be someone (s)he is not. We live in a day where it seems as if hypocrisy is not only expected butContinue reading “Hypocrisy: Weight of the Facade”

Hinge Moments

Over the last year it seems that the world has been in a state of constant disruption as society evolves and reforms to fit the events that have transpired politically and economically. Many nations and individuals around the world have found themselves in a place of transition from the loss of employment, changing social interaction,Continue reading “Hinge Moments”