Month: February 2016

The True Cost of War

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. There are a millions of arm chair warriors who whole heartedly support the current wars in the Middle East. Many of them openly call for the slaughter of Muslims, no matter where they live, without any true understanding of the realities of the “War on Terror”. I encourage them to spend some time viewing the graphic photos included here, along with the text. Here is the source of the information and photos. I can think of no better way to absorb the reality of war, with the exception of actively participating, than this site provides. Please provide a link to everyone you know who supports this mindless slaughter. (more…)

A King to Admire

The man who was to become Dr. Martin Luther King became pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, when he was twenty-five years old, in 1954. King’s faith was strongly based on Jesus’ commandment of loving your neighbor as yourself, loving God above all, and loving your enemies, praying for them and blessing them. His nonviolent thought was also based in the injuction to turn the other cheek in mlk peace prizethe Sermon on the Mount, and Jesus’ teaching of putting the sword back into its place. (more…)