But Voter ID is a bad fix to a legitimate problem. Shortly after moving to Minnesota last August, I got a drivers license and registered to vote without ever showing any proof of residency. I didn't have to present a utility bill sent to my address in my name. I didn't have to show aContinue reading “I got a MN drivers license – and voted – without any proof of living here”
Category Archives: Society
this post is about running … and life
I’ve learned that I have room in my life for one additional, intense activity beyond my family and my work.
A Prayer for Memorial Day
I noticed that in Evangelical Lutheran Worship, the worship book of my church, there are no specific prayers for Memorial Day or the occasion of remembering those who died in service to our country. There are prayers for the armed forces and for our nation's leaders and other related topics, but nothing that quited seemedContinue reading “A Prayer for Memorial Day”
Celebrating our Enemy’s Defeat
I don’t believe that most Americans were celebrating bin Laden’s death. I believe that most of us were celebrating his defeat.
Our Church’s Life, Death, and Resurrection
I think that as people of faith who also love our church, our challenge is to believe the Easter message that out of death comes life, and that everything – even the church we love – dies and rises to new life with Christ.