Love & Separation

A Sack Full of Love: Local artifact to be displayed in new Smithsonian museum When I read the story linked above, tears streamed down my face. I cannot imagine the anguish this mother and her daughter felt at this forced separation. I am away from my family on business. The anguish I feel at parting, the heartache … Continue reading Love & Separation

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Churches Ought Not Sing The Battle Hymn of the Republic

I really wish churches would stop singing The Battle Hymn of the Republic. It was not written by a Christian and is not about the Second Coming of Christ. The writer of the lyrics, Julia Ward Howe, was a not a Christian, but a Universalist. The song is not about the second coming of Christ but … Continue reading Churches Ought Not Sing The Battle Hymn of the Republic