arrogance, intellectual dishonesty, and fascist propaganda…

Don't be afraid of what you don't know and who you don't know, put your listening ears on, make room in your heart for people you may never understand, and thank God from the depths of who you are that you don't have to be right all the time - DEREK

How watching opera in Italy (Carmen) is helping to open my heart and mind

"Forget all that— it is nothing compared to what I am going to do. For I am about to do something new. See, I have already begun! Do you not see it? I will make a pathway through the wilderness. I will create rivers in the dry wasteland. The wild animals in the fields will …

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A new day and an open spirit….

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. (Psalm 118:24) Like most people, I have my favorite Bible passages. You know, those "go-to" scriptures that always speak loudly and clearly. I love them, and I turn to them again and again. That's one of the reasons …

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