Yesterday the Governor of Indiana signed into law the ‘Religious Freedom Restoration Act’.  First let me say that I am not a legal expert.  I don’t understand the nuances of law language.  I read the language of the RFR Act, and I kind of shrugged my shoulders and wondered what the implications of such an […]

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Where Is God?

We all have moments in which we wish we had a Twix bar or two to shove in our mouths so we could buy some time on what to say (random 2000s pop-culture reference, I know).  I had one of those moments today.  I picked up my son from school at noon and was talking […]

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You may not have heard, and you may not have cared, but less than a week ago, Benjamin Netanyahu was re-elected as Prime Minister of Israel, and his Likud Party won a slim majority of votes to control Israeli Parliament. Netanyahu has a history of, like many politicians, speaking out of both sides of his […]

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Becoming Dad

Tonight I stepped into the long line (if by long line, I mean one generation) of Eagan dad-child relations.  One of my best memories growing up was when my mom would leave home at meal time, because my dad always made peanut butter and syrup sandwiches.  I don’t remember anything except for the sheer thrill […]

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Figs From Thistles

“Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves.  You will recognize them by their fruits.  Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles?  So, every healthy tree bears good fruit, but the diseased tree bears bad fruit.  A healthy tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can […]

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