Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Hard Talk

The Corner Perspective: Our Collective Sin

Many years ago, when my mother-in-law was alive, she would often ask before any given Sunday, "What are you goin' to preach on?" Before I could respond, she would say, "Sin? You for or...

The Corner Perspective: Watching M.A.S.H. in My Underwear

“I want to take a long bath and watch television in my underwear.” I met Sam (not his real name) many years ago.  Today, as the clock ticks down ‘til the moment he signs his lease,...

The Corner Perspective: The Value of a Dollar and a Penny

He walks into the Refuge reception area of our facility at 511 N. Broadway. The receptionist welcomes him with a genuine smile and inquires, “How may we help you today?”   After a brief get-acquainted...

OPINION: Supreme Court didn’t protect babies — or any of us

The judicial execution of Roe v. Wade is still a fresh, bleeding wound to many Americans — and a cause for celebration to many others. What sometimes gets lost in the arguments about the grand...

The Corner Perspective: The Everyday Experience of February 23

He looked familiar, but I was not sure. As we approached each other, strolling on the sidewalk, I thought for a moment that I knew him but then decided I did not.  I gave a...

The Bridge Between Krutch Park and K-Brew

Sleeping on the hard, black metal frame of a bench in Krutch Park, indifferent to the frost or the people around him, it functioned as his bedroom without walls.   Now, however, he enjoys the...