Road rage/Road grace
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I think I’m a better driver than most. I bet you do too, and most drivers probably do too. When there’s a slowdown or stressful freeway lane changes, I’m pretty sure it’s the fault of the dopes and idiots around me. Judging from all the road rage incidents every day, there seems to be a lot of blaming going on. Sinful human nature being what it is, we have figured out fairly quickly how to express our anger: horn honking,... Read More
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One minute you’re an expert on the South Korea impeachment scandal. The next you’re a viral video because your kids crashed your Skype interview with the BBC. I’m sure you’ve seen the video by now—and laughed. We’ve all been there, haven’t we? I mean, not live on BBC World News discussing the South Korean president being forced out of office, but we’ve all had our kids surprise and embarrass us a little. People across the globe are laughing so much... Read More
Grace for murderers?
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Kelly Gissendaner is a murderer. In 1997 she and her lover conspired to kill her husband, and her boyfriend stabbed him to death. She was sentenced to death in 1998 and after 18 years on death row is scheduled to be executed soon. It’s a disgusting crime. Stabbing someone to death. Fueled by adultery. I don’t think anyone would argue that she deserved anything less than a life sentence. But the Kelly who is scheduled for lethal injection is not... Read More
Recounting Grace
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One of the best gifts that I received this Christmas was to be included in the mailing list of Dr. John Lawrenz’s annual Christmas poem. I can think of no better blog post to start 2013, and I pass it on to you to savor. It is from the manger that our peace, hope, and joy for 2013 shall come. Dr. Lawrenz and wife, Phoebe, currently serve a growing mission in Hong Kong. Each of the stanzas refers to a... Read More