Monday, June 30, 2008

The Power of Emotion


Change that ignores the heart will seldom transform the life.
- Paul David Tripp


Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Let Them Eat Cake

The most sacred business
of judges is not to ratify the will
of the majority,
but to protect the minority
from its tyranny.
- Anna Quindlen, The Same People
Newsweek, June 9, 2008

(Read the rest of the article here.)

Monday, June 09, 2008

Thoughts from Abe, 145 Years Ago


Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
- Abraham Lincoln, November 19, 1863

Two years ago, I clearly remember Kelly Stern's first pride photo. At the time, I was just starting to learn what blogs were all about. I was amazed at the connection of so many around blogland to join in Kelly's challenge. Last year I posted the second photo in the series on my site, too. This year I'm glad to join in again. I painfully recognize the need -- while we all may be created equal, many are discriminated daily in a number of ways. Fortunately, I believe that change for the good is happening.

To participate in Kelly's current challenge, go here.