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Naming Evil: Can the President Say, “Genocide”?

The first step in stopping evil is to call it by its name. Today the US House of Representatives voted unanimously, 393-0, “to back a ‘sense of Congress. saying the crimes committed against Christians, Yezidis and other ethnic and religious … Continue reading

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Authentic Organizational Values

Yesterday I attended the most extraordinary high school graduation I have ever witnessed. At Besant Hill School of Happy Valley, 25 students graduated, and each graduate gave a brief speech including my favorite new alum, Jasmine. My personal memories of … Continue reading

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Will the Next Cardinal Die in Prison?

Cardinal Francis George died at home in bed on April 17. This would be normal for any other 78-year-old…except for the cardinal’s prediction. In 2012, George warned priests “what the complete secularization of our society could bring”: http://www.catholicnewworld.com/cnwonline/2012/1021/cardinal.aspx “I expect … Continue reading

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Who’s more royal, Bushes or Clintons?

Why do would-be Presidents protest against American royal families? Perhaps because many Americans subconsciously crave royalty. Is there a Freudian slip in Elle this month? “In her May issue editor’s letter, ELLE Editor-in-Chief Robbie Myers writes: ‘There is something innately … Continue reading

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Fire Within 1.5 miles

Direction makes all the difference! Early Thursday morning a spark ignited into a small flame along U.S. Highway 101. The fire began only 1 ½ miles from my house in Camarillo, California. Hot winds were blowing in from the desert, … Continue reading

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Mission Without Strategy

Don’t surrender victory to over-preparation! In the American Revolution, General Lachland McIntosh had the opportunity of a lifetime: Win the western front! He resisted wise strategy and squandered his resources on vanished forts in the wilderness of Pennsylvania and Ohio. … Continue reading

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A Minister’s Confession

Bless me, Father, for I have sinned. It has been too long since my last confession. I bow before You most of all because I have offended you, my God, who are all good and deserving of all my love. … Continue reading

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