Citizenship

The limitation of governmental power

General Douglas MacArthur left us many words of serious thought. Among them were these about the limitation of governmental power (from his pictorial autobiography Duty, Honor, Country, page 210): There are many who have lost faith in this early American ideal and believe in a form of socialistic, totalitarian rule, a sort of big brother deity to run our lives for us. They no longer believe that free men can …

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Bill Pryor

The Treachery of Bill Pryor

treachery n. pl. treach·er·ies 1. Willful betrayal of fidelity, confidence, or trust; perfidy. 2. The act or an instance of such betrayal. (The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition.) I’ve written before of the treachery of Bill Pryor, former Attorney General of Alabama and now sitting judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. With the looming vote on Pryor’s nomination to a lifetime appointment to that court, …

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Friends of God

There were many friends of God in Pinellas Park. I’ve already mentioned Tracie. She was very kind, and her devotion to godly servanthood was obvious. On Saturday, I bumped into Thomas Bowman, my friend from Kentucky. He had once again travelled long hours from home to stand for God’s truth. Thomas communicates the word of God through his music. Monsignor Malanowski was very gracious; he and I spoke a couple …

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Tracie

While in Pinellas Park, I met Tracie. She was a volunteer working with the Schindler family. I’m not sure exactly in what ways she helped but I’m certain she was a great encouragement and support to them. She spent five weeks there working for the family. I was introduced to Tracie by someone who knew she was also Anglican. Tracie had been at the site almost every hour of four …

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Black Thursday

As I left work around 9:20 a.m. to drive to an appointment today, I turned on the radio to hear that Terri Schiavo had died. I am deeply saddened by this news. I am saddened that a beautiful child of God has left this world where she brought so much joy and received so much love from her family. I am saddened that her parents and siblings and extended family …

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