Televangelist Robert Schuller once famously said, “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” Admittedly, it's a somewhat clever turn of phrase and if you've actually made it through a difficult time, it certainly would make you feel proud of yourself for be so strong. For that matter, if you've had a particularly calm life … Continue reading The Upside of Tough Times
“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” A bronze plaque in the iconic Statue of Liberty proclaims those words. It is a call to what liberty, what … Continue reading Is Trump the Death Knell of a Compassionate America?