Marriage is a gift from God. But marriage is in a sad state in America today, and we all suffer because of it.
I read recently about the movie star Joan Crawford who was legendary in her promiscuity. As her rival Bette Davis once reportedly sneered about her, “She slept with every male star at MGM except Lassie.”
Apparently, in the miserable and difficult childhood of Lucille LeSouer (who later adopted the name Joan Crawford), there was a wound from the absence of her father, according to Shaun Considine’s book, Bette and Joan, which became the basis for …
Posted in Marriage/Family/Culture
Tagged Bette Davis, Bill Federer, Brad Wilcox, Claudius II, cohabitation, Divorce, Family Research Center, Family Research Council, Jesus, Joan Crawford, living in sin, Lucille LeSouer, Lyman Stone, Marriage, MGM, National Survey of Family Growth, Shaun Considine, St. Valentine, UCLA, Wall Street Journal
I write this shortly after the 49th anniversary of Roe v. Wade (and its companion decision, Doe v. Bolton) of January 22, 1973, that gave us abortion on demand. And here we are 63 million abortions later. That’s nothing to celebrate—but much to mourn.
Posted in Sanctity of Life
Tagged 40 Days for Life, Abortion, baby, Bible, brephos, Death, Doe v. Bolton, Golden Rule, Jeremiah, Jesus, Planned Parenthood, Roe v. Wade, Ronald Reagan
Our notorious Illinois lawmakers must really want to hasten the exit from Illinois public schools and the state. A woke committee created by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) concocted a partisan amendment to the ISBE teacher standards. The amendment is called “Culturally Responsive Teaching. The wokesters are trying to strengthen their iron grip on the hearts and minds of Illinois children by requiring government schools to disseminate leftist beliefs about identity politics—beliefs that derive from Critical Race Theory/Critical Theory and which inform BLM and the 1619 Project.
Posted in Education
Tagged 1619 Project, Andrew Klavan, Caesar, Christ-followers, Christianity, Illinois State Board of Education, Illinois State Board of Elections, ISBE, ISBE wokesters, Jesus, National Review
It seems like Satan is getting a lot of “positive nods” in the last couple of months. In December, the Secretary of State’s office at the Illinois Capital in Springfield allowed the Satanic Temple in Chicago to add a monument, which was placed next to the Nativity Scene for Christmas and the Menorah to mark Hanukkah.
A new controversy has erupted in School District U-46, and this time it doesn’t involve compulsory co-ed locker rooms or offensive statements from board member Traci O’Neal Ellis. This time 18 religious leaders have objected to school board member Jeanette Ward’s Facebook post about a controversial article on religion assigned in a sixth-grade class.
Posted in Education, Faith
Tagged Allah, Christianity, David Daubert, Dr. Nathaniel Edmond, Dr. Paris Donehoo, Ed Hunter, Fred Rajan, George Wadleigh, Islam, Jeanette Ward, Jesus, Jill Terpstra, Judaism, Karen Schlack, Katie Shaw Thompson, Lois Bucher, Margaret Frisch Klein, Mark Weinert, Marlene Daubert, Philip Almond, Rev. Denise Tracy, Rev. Donald J. Frye, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Richard T. Carlson, School District U-46, Steven J. Peskind, Sulayman Hassan, Traci O’Neal Ellis, Veronica Noland