One Lost Virtue

One Lost Virtue

June 18, 2020

Ancient Greek poets, philosophers and politicians desired to create a virtuous society.  Philosophers developed and defined the virtues.  Poets composed verse about them and the beauty they would bring to a society.  The politicians proclaimed them and put them in place as the...[more]

Growing Up Racist in a Racist World

Growing Up Racist in a Racist World

June 3, 2020

This is the last post in this series on growing up racist in a racist world.  I am grateful to any person who has read one or more of these posts.  I do not write to be read; I don't even write thinking about readers.  I write to reflect.  Writing these posts helps me to...[more]

Growing up Racist in a Racist World

Growing up Racist in a Racist World

June 2, 2020

My whole life changed forever in the summer of 1969.  It is still being changed by the greatness of the grace of God.  Just less than one year after my Dad's death, I was met by my real father who I discovered loved me in ways that I could not and still cannot comprehend:  He...[more]

Growing Up Racist in a Racist World, Part II

Growing Up Racist in a Racist World, Part II

June 1, 2020

My summer days in my childhood were spent on the job with my Dad.  My family camped from Memorial Day through Labor Day each summer at Elijah Clark State Park located seven miles exactly form our home.  We moved out on Memorial Day weekend and except for visits during the week to cut...[more]