One Nation Under a Bed of Roses

Our current notion of cultural diversity — trumpeted as the repudiation of racism and biological essentialism — in fact grew out of and perpetuates the very concepts it congratulates itself on having escaped. The American love affair with race — especially when you can dress race up as culture — has continued and even intensified.…

What Are You So Affirmed Of?

  Affirmations give us feedback. They tell us our status at a certain place and time. And so, we look for affirmations from those around us.  A wife looks to her husband for affirmation of his love for her. A husband looks to his wife for affirmation of her respect for him. Children look to…

A Friend Closer Than Memphis

  The long drive from Chicago to Memphis, past corn fields and silos and renewable energy turbines on both horizons, gave me a chance to reflect on my friendships. As I drove alone I thought of times shared with friends. As I travel alone I wonder who my friends will be when I get where…

That’s the Way It Is

  No, not this way… Wherein the @Tennessean and reporter @mreicher make note of the LGBT movement sexualizing children: “The group of preteens are ‘LGBTQ plus,’ as one mother described, and they gather regularly in East Nashville to hang out and support each other.” https://t.co/z6B5MMGgeW — Andrew T. Walker (@andrewtwalk) June 24, 2018   This…

Dead to Rights

    Close to 800 000 people die due to suicide every year, which is one person every 40 seconds. Many more attempt suicide. Suicide occurs throughout the lifespan and is the second leading cause of death among 15-29 year olds globally… There are indications that for each adult who died of suicide there may…

Reflections on Separate and Not Equal

 For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened.  Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools  and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images made to look like a mortal human being and…

Copy-cat Revenge

  “How many children around the globe, we continue to ask, are growing up with “jihad,” “war,” “crusade,” “revenge,” “hatred” not only inscribed in their names but woven into the very fabric of their lives! For reconciliation to take place, the inscriptions of hatred must be carefully erased and the threads of violence gently removed.…