I’m in the ninth inning.
But still get excited when I discover good books.
I still enjoy being in the company of my wife.
When I visit old friends there is one caveat.
Never speak more than three sentences
If the subject of medical news comes up. Continue reading →
Welcome to Carolina Grace: Strength in Weakness. We launched Carolina Grace back in 2009 as an effort to promote unity and provide a platform for the unhindered expression and exploration of theological thought. To write and speak of God is nothing short of the very worship of God. Additionally, we continue to offer essays chronicling our own history as Episcopalians in South Carolina. In Bishop William Alexander Guerry’s words, “We take a backward glance today to gain fresh courage for the future, and a deeper consecration to the great work to which God has called us.” That broad mission continues. Continue reading →
The whole notion of forgiveness has been in the front of many people’s minds in the weeks since the massacre at Emanuel AME Church. Just how, they wonder, could family members of the victims, one after another, forgive the accused shooter so quickly after such a reprehensible deed?
One pastor explains forgiving is the natural, almost instinctive reaction of people who live lives based on a deep faith in God. Because of faith, they already feel forgiven for the sins they confess to their maker. When an evil was done to members of their family, forgiveness was a the way for the faithful person to cope and react. Continue reading →
In 1938, long before the outbreak of World War II, the Nazi government began construction of an internment camp about 50 miles north of Berlin near the tiny village of Ravensbruck. The camp was intended to hold exclusively women inmates … Continue reading →