Every month seems to have a designation for a cause: Black History in February; Autism in April; Pride Month in June; Breast Cancer Awareness in October. Here in the United States, November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. For 2020, I am more aware of this observance than ever. My wife’s father, George H. Cooper – […]
We Are Family: Accepting this doesn’t mean we become “color-blind. Of course we see differences! But diversity is not allowed to become a barrier. Rather, diversity is affirmed, appreciated, and brought into the manifold family of God.
Buried in “Section 4, Lot 2738-B” of Arlington National Cemetery is First Lieutenant William McBryar: Buffalo Soldier, Medal of Honor recipient, and veteran of multiple military campaigns. He was born a slave in the Carolinas just months before the Civil War began, the son of an African-American mother and a white, Scott-Irish father bearing my […]