Guest Post by Alan Miller This guest post was written by a friend and former pastor of mine, Alan Miller. Alan is currently serving as the Team Leader for the Anti-Racism Team at Neffsville Mennonite Church, Lancaster, PA. It was originally published here. White Privilege??? Some of us cringe at the phrase white privilege. When we think of privilege we think of the … [Read more...] about White Privilege
I am tired of it. You’re tired of it. We’re all tired of it — talking about, hearing about, thinking about the coronavirus pandemic. We are so tempted to become complacent. We want our “normal” lives back. The president is telling us we have to open back up, we have to take back our country, take back our economy. There’s just one problem: the pandemic is not becoming … [Read more...] about Pandemic Fatigue
The Vice Presidential Debate a few days ago didn’t move the needle much as far as the debate went. There were few if any surprises; Harris refused to answer at least one question, Pence refused most of them. But it did produce one memorable moment: near the end of the debate, a fly landed on Pence’s white hair and remained there for more than two minutes even as he continued … [Read more...] about Fly Fun
Weekend Reading List
This week’s Weekend Reading List is short — just three articles — but the articles themselves are longer than usual. The first article is political, the second is for Beatles lovers, and the last for Apple fans. Enjoy! “The Case Against Trump (and why some of your friends and family no longer want to speak to you)” Make sure you’ve taken your blood pressure medication … [Read more...] about Weekend Reading List
Gambling: Lottery Ticket or Stock Market?
First, to clarify, I’m not saying that putting money in the stock market is gambling, but some people do believe that. This post is not investing advice — it’s history I’ve learned over the years of saving for retirement. There are no affiliate links in this post, nor do I have any interest in the companies mentioned in this post, except for owning a few shares of … [Read more...] about Gambling: Lottery Ticket or Stock Market?
Weekend Reading List
Here’s my recommended weekend reading list for this weekend — a few articles and blog posts I found interesting this week. Ron Sider’s Blog Dr. Ron Sider, a retired professor from Messiah University, is one of my favorite bloggers. I’m posted links to some of his posts before. His latest post today explains in detail why he will vote for Joe Biden for president. He … [Read more...] about Weekend Reading List