Judging others

In Matthew 7:1-5 Jesus speaks about judging others. The passage begins “Do not judge so that you will not be judged.” (NASB) I have often heard people refer to this passage (incorrectly) by saying “You can’t judge me!” or “Only God can judge me!” Nothing could be...

Memorial Day

My ancestor James Disbrow was born in New England in 1583. There is no clear record of who his parents were or how they came to the colonies. I only know that they were British. In the years since James birth my family has served during every major war. Sometimes...

We served for you…

Yesterday, I went to Staples to buy ink for my printer. I parked in a handicap space near the door. As I got out of the car, I heard a woman’s voice screaming “JACKASS!” I disregarded it, and began walking toward the store. A few seconds later I heard “Hey, JACKASS!”...

An open letter to President Obama

Dear Mr. President, I have read two reports today that are alarming. First a report that the American Family Association was classified as a terrorist organization. Second that a Chaplain at a Naval Submarine Base was threatened to be arrested if he so much as...

Forgotten victims

Crime has many victims, yet one group is commonly overlooked. In the United States today there are approximately 2.7 million children who have a parent incarcerated in prison. Half of these children are under the age of 10. When there parents are convicted the...