Shades of Gray

For most of my life I’ve been asked by people around me why I see the world in black and white (no, I’m not color blind, I’m nuance-blind with certain things). I can remember being only nine years old and having people get upset with me because I told them they were wrong. To be…

Go Filibuster Yourself!

This may be the first time in history that a group of senators filibustered themselves. About 30 Democratic senators – calling themselves the Senate Climate Action Task Force – resolved to keep the senate open overnight Monday into Tuesday morning. “We’re not going to rest until Congress wakes up and acts on the most pressing…

Clarity

Lord, my pray’r is for clarity, So that I may speak Your words. There is no other pow’r I need Than to wield Your fearsome sword. Many times I’ve gone on watching, As defiled Your justice goes. But, Oh Lord, my greatest longing, Is to give defensive prose. Of course I know that You don’t…