Guest columnists

June 1, 2011

Committee of the hole

It was quite a week on the fiscal front at the state Legislature. Accusations and epithets were flying as crunch time began to approach in the […]
June 8, 2011

Jesus promised he would never abandon us

Many popular songs deal with loneliness: “Are You Lonesome Tonight” by Elvis Presley, Hank Williams’ “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” and the old spiritual “Sometimes […]
June 8, 2011

Obama’s ‘Fern Hill’ economic policy

I have always been a fan of the poetry of the iconoclastic Welshman, Dylan Thomas. One of my favorites by him was the poem “Fern Hill.” […]
June 15, 2011

Dads imitate God as creator, provider, caregiver

Finding material for Father’s Day is a lot more difficult than it is for Mother’s Day. Maybe we should start by stating some virtues we expect […]