Published July 04, 2012
Tonight as our children marvel at the rockets’ red glare let’s make sure we surround the modest young men or women-our quiet wounded warriors of Iraq and Afghanistan who limp in to the shadows and let them know how grateful we are for their sacrifice and their courage.
Published January 11, 2012
Today, the founding fathers are smiling down at a Supreme Court that could not agree more about how wrong-headed our government is in trying to hijack our constitutional right to religious liberty.
Published December 24, 2011
How I discovered the hope of the world in the grimy shadow of Times Square one Christmas night.
Published September 11, 2011
In New York City ten years later those we lost smile knowing that they are never forgotten as morning has broken in America.
Published September 08, 2011
I see him kneeling gently, hear him speaking in a firm and lilting whisper, his large hands making reassuring contact with a dying firefighter, his warm eyes focused and loving and deep, communicating the wisdom of almost seventy years and the spirituality of a millennium.
Published January 25, 2011
Anything in life is possible if you make it happen, Jack LaLanne said. And he proved it for 96 years with a pat on our backs and a kick in the rear.
Published December 25, 2010
The older we get the more we realize it’s more about the journey travelled. And summoning the baby who lives within us.
Published December 24, 2010
Let’s talk about some of the best Americans I know in a season of miracles.
Published December 13, 2010
Congress tells the 9/11 first responders and clean-up workers at the World Trade Center site to drop dead.
Published November 25, 2010
Our sincere desire to acknowledge the contribution of those we may not know or even like defines our national character.