When peace like a river…


I love my lunchtime walks down by the James River.  Not only is the exercise good for me, but it gives me time to clear the cobwebs from my brain.

The walks are quieter during these winter months, save for the geese or the occasional train.  Crowds will pick back up when the temperatures do.

It’s an area filled with history, most notably from the late, great unpleasantness.

And, speaking of unpleasantness, it’s time to get back to the office.

Clifford D. May: The most important story not being told

The War Against the Christians
National Review Online

Now here’s what you don’t need to imagine because it is all too real: In recent days, Christian churches have been bombed in Egypt, Iraq, Nigeria, and the Philippines. In Indonesia a mob of 1,000 Muslims burned down two Christian churches because, according to one commentator, local Islamic authorities determined there were “too many faithful and too many prayers.” In Iran, scores of Christians have been arrested. In Pakistan, a Christian woman received the death penalty for the “crime” of insulting Islam; the governor of Punjab promised to pardon her — and was then assassinated for the “crime” of blasphemy.

Read on.