The Ordinary Miracle of Christmas

In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. ¬†This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. All went to their own towns to be registered. ¬†Joseph also went from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to the city … Continue reading The Ordinary Miracle of Christmas

Everything is Political. Especially politics.

Thomas Mann, the German social critic and Nobel laureate once memorably said, "There is nothing that is not political. Everything is politics." Like much of what he wrote, he was dead on. Particularly in the politically charged atmosphere of a highly divided nation on the brink of an election that will decide whether or not … Continue reading Everything is Political. Especially politics.