Posts from July 2021

Posts from July 2021

July 14, 2021

Dear Friends, We live in a world that has figured out how to monetize fear and anxiety.  Whether you’re checking your Twitter feed, watching cable news, or listening to podcasts or talk radio, you are in contact with people whose job it is to get you to keep watching, keep listening or keep clicking.  And if they’ve learned anything in the past five years, it’s that we are people who are prone to pay attention and stay engaged when we…

July 6, 2021

Dear Friends, In my lifetime, people have begun paying particular attention to the church going habits of American Presidents.  At age four, I was still too young to know about the debate that was taking place in 1960 regarding Senator Kennedy’s Roman Catholicism.   Might his faith, some wondered aloud, lead him to place his allegiance to papal authority ahead of his allegiance to the constitution?  The first election where I was old enough to vote featured a Georgia Governor who…