Opinion

Who do you trust?

Since the advance of modern medicine, society has taught us to trust doctors above all else. Doctors spend years in school studying and practicing their medicine so that they may help those in need. They are trained to ease pain and suffering to the best of their ability. We as a society are ignorant of…

Easter and Pontius Pilate

During Pilate’s governorship of Judea and Galilee, there was relative peace and tranquility, though Pilate did, on occasion, exacerbate Roman-Jewish relations with his callousness and ruthless brutality. There were two incidences that stirred Pilates’ ire toward his (Jewish) subjects, and both involved Jesus. It was the time of Passover, the holiest of holy celebrations in…

Rediscovering My Muse

Rediscovering Atlanta author Celestine Sibley is becoming a ritual for me every Spring. For some reason, at about the same time that the dogwood trees begin to bloom, about the same time my Star Magnolia puts out the first of its fragile white blossoms, and about the time I begin to wonder where I will…

Easter in Jerusalem

Jesus and his followers fit the anachronistic description of pacifist hippies in a world of Augustan yuppies, Greco-Roman cynics, and Caesar wannabes, whose interests were concentrated more on the urban marketplace and Pax Romano rather than peasant myths, movements and pseudo-messiahs. The historical Jesus, as painted with a first century brush, was a Jewish peasant…

Good news!

I finally found a website that is dedicated only to Good News! No bad news, no celebrity news, no politics, and no fake news allowed! I don’t know about you, but every time I pick up a national newspaper, listen to talk radio or watch local or national news on TV, I have been left…

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