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The Political World and the Religious

Over the years I’ve heard pastors talk about politics a lot.  Around the time of the election they will talk about making a “Christian” decision on the next candidate.  Then they will talk about one of the hot button issues and point to its right answer.  So they aren’t naming a candidate, usually, but they… Read more »

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Olivia’s Kid Nation Story

Tonight we drove an hour to hear Olivia read her book that she created for her Senior creative writing course.  On this night there were 15 soon to be graduates displaying their writing prowess to an easy crowd of 200 friends and families.  As I listened to the first 6 students, each had a unique… Read more »

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Homeless kids and Christmas

Each year Children’s Bureau helps thousands of kids in Indiana each year.  For 2014, 47,000 kids were helped in some way through foster care, adoption, counseling, treatment, homeless shelter, etc.  At Christmas time each year hundreds are kids are placed on an online Christmas tree.  A giving family will read a few notes about the… Read more »

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Shoo Fly Review

Shoo fly is in the rapidly improving area at 22nd and Talbot.  If you haven’t driven in that area in a while, you’ll be shocked at the remodeled and new houses.  There is unbelievable growth and development just north of downtown Indianapolis and Shoo Fly is reaping the benefit. Shoo fly is airy with the… Read more »

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What Cancer in a Friend Reveals

Today, I found out that a friend of mine had stage 3 neck cancer via Facebook.  He bravely announced the diagnosis and the treatment he would receive. “To all my friends, here’s what’s been going on with me. I have been diagnosed with stage 3 Squamous Cell Carcinoma neck cancer. I found out after a… Read more »

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The Mentoring of Scottie Pippen

As a long term Indiana Pacer fan, I’ve never been that fond of Pippen and Jordan.  For example, in the Bulls record breaking 95-96 season they only had 10 losses for the year and 2 were to the Pacers.  Only a serious Pacer fan would know that.  But there is something in that symbiotic relationship/mentoring… Read more »