Lessons from Grandfather

    When my wife’s grandfather was a young man, he lived in a country which had once been a great and proud nation, a nation leading in commerce, technology and philosophy. In those years, that once great nation was becoming beaten down. They were not winning anymore: not economically and certainly not in esteem from other countries. In later years, my wife and I were able | Read More »

    An Unexpected Act of Civil Obedience

    My wife and I were attending a conference in Washington DC last week. After the lunch lecture on Thursday I had reached my threshold of sitting in a hotel ballroom listening to presentations, so I slipped outside for a little fresh air. A few moments later, I found myself standing before the WWII Memorial on the National Mall. I follow the news, so I was | Read More »