Give New Orleans your prayers, not your pity

I don’t know exactly why USA Today’s article about New Orleans and the COVID-19 outbreak aggravated me so. You can read it for yourself here: “Death rate soars in New Orleans coronavirus 'disaster' that could define city for generations.” At first, I thought it was the tone. I read it again. The tone is serious … Continue reading Give New Orleans your prayers, not your pity

Lessons Learned and Remembered: The Power of a Spiritual Marker

It’s an odd thing to keep – a beat-up, old fishing lure with no hooks. It’s been with me for quite a while – more than 20 years. The lure has traveled with me through various cross-country and cross-town moves. It has no value for catching fish and I don't really go fishing anymore. I … Continue reading Lessons Learned and Remembered: The Power of a Spiritual Marker