Opinion
There is a song, written in what I would call the “early days” of the contemporary Christian music scene (circa 1972) by Avery and Marsh that included these words: The church is not a building, the church is not a steeple, the church is not a resting place, the church is a people. Indeed, people...Read More
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It appears Minnesota Republicans are gearing up for a battle to give the state’s 80 outstate counties more legislative benefits. Republicans pulled a big surprise, capturing 11 seats and taking over leadership in the House of Representatives. Ten of the 11 were won in outstate districts. Most pund...Read More
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One of my saddest and happiest days in school was the first day I wore my glasses, in the third grade. I already disliked my ears, which stuck out, and now I was the only kid with glasses. I felt super ugly and hated the idea of going to school. Fortunately, a teacher intervened. She [...]...Read More
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The famous poem “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost ends with “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” When it comes to criminal court, many offenders could be said to take the path often-traveled, the path from juvenil...Read More
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Many of us have pain, at least in one form or another. Pain and treating it has become a booming industry. Pain comes in different flavors: Acute pain is a normal pain that warns you that you have been hurt. When we burn ourselves or stub our toe, pain is there to warn us to [...]...Read More
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