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No Easter for America this year?

Because of COVID-19 many churches will not be in their sanctuaries for Easter, April 12. Easter Sunday can fall on any date between March 22 and April 25. The dates change because Easter happens on the Sunday following the Paschal Full Moon. The...

 

Covid-19, churches, and the art of shaking hands

In the old days, church pastors frowned on their church members staying home to watch television preachers Rex Humbard, Jerry Falwell or Robert Schuller. The sick and the very elderly were typically...

 

Coronavirus, taking life for granted

The Coronavirus is a pandemic that most of us don’t understand, but we are learning. This disease has taken over 9,000 lives and made over 220,000 more people sick. We’ve heard via television about it starting in China and its impact even before...

 

Who Will Decide Your Death?

After battling multiple sclerosis for 12 years, my wife was in the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital. The care had been good and everyone was attentive. The physician in charge of her care pulled me...

 

Healthcare - this feeling has to change

Americans need options for healthcare and every American needs healthcare. Too many Americans are walking around hoping they don't have to go the hospital. A friend recently said to me, "I don't have...

 

Kobe's death is solemn reminder

The world was shocked Jan. 26, 2020, by the sudden death of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others. A helicopter that spiraled through a California sky and crashed took the life of one of the world’s greatest basketball players. During...

 

Don't be fooled by terrorists 

Iran seemed to intentionally avoid killing Americans in their recent airstrike against our American military base in Iraq. Reports indicate it was more about “saving face” with their own people af...

 

Hold tight to Christmas memories

Make a mental decision that Christmas is going to be great. Our world exists in the space between our ears known as our brains. We can dread or hate something or just decide it’s going to be...

 

Your Best Christmas Gift?

I hope all are doing great and enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving with friends and family this past week.  I ate far too much cheesecake but will strive to work off those extra calories prior to...

 

Choosing A Holiday Strategy

The holidays can be glad, sad or bad. Take your pick and choose a direction.  I choose glad. Who wants to be sad and who needs bad? I don't want either one and neither do you. There is enough in...

 

Nothing is Impossible 

A lot of us are faced with the impossible. We may have what seems to be impossible debts, physical illnesses, human relationships and vocational pressures.   Too often we hear someone say, “Nothin...

 
 By GLENN MOLLETTE    Opinion    July 3, 2019

July 4th and the American Spirit

The Fourth of July is here and all Americans hopefully will embrace the day without fear, total liberation and the American spirit.    Nik and Lijana Wallenda on Sunday night, June 23 in crazy,...

 

Don't Answer The Telephone

In January a Denver couple received a scam phone call from a man who told them he had kidnapped their daughter. The man was very convincing that their daughter was in his possession. In the...

 

Bush Decency and America's Christmas List

Christmas is coming and wish lists vary. Here are ideas from which most can benefit.  Medical care for all Americans. Congress must sever ties with lobbyists working on behalf of the pharmaceutical a...

 

Enjoy Christmas Before It's Over

Christmas is coming fast but try to slow down. Before you know it Christmas will be over.   Most of us live our lives in a hurry. We hurry to finish school, hurry through meals, hurry through the...

 

Thanksgiving and Very Thankful

This Thanksgiving I am thankful to not have cancer. I hope. Six months ago my family doctor sent me for a CT scan because I went in to be checked out for something that felt weird which ended up being...

 

Beyond Crazy in America

The horrendous shooting of 12 innocent people at a country music bar in Twin Oaks, California reminds us that no place in America is safe. If we thought there were some safe sacred zones in our countr...

 

The Tone of Our Free Speech

by Glenn Mollette Words can heal or words can kill. Words can build up or tear down. They can make people glad or make people mad.  We like to be able to use words in America and use them freely....

 

America Will Get Worse or We Will Become Better... it's up to Each One of us to Decide

My wife and I were walking around the streets of Annapolis, Maryland most of Wednesday. We had been visiting my Navy son who lives up the road, speaking to a church group and taking an afternoon to...

 
 By Glenn Mollette    Opinion    May 2, 2018

When Barbara Bush Said Damn

I've always admired Barbara Bush. Like millions of others I was saddened to hear about her declining health and then recent death. Many television tributes and well deserved accolades have been...

 

Easter Prayers In America - We Need It

The gospels of Matthew and Mark identify the place where Jesus prayed shortly before his betrayal by Judas and then later his trial and crucifixion as Gethsemane. Jesus was accompanied by three of...

 

Guns, Opioids, Alcohol, Bad Judgment and Balance 

Every person in America should have the privilege of driving a car if they meet the qualifications.  Requirements involve passing written and driving tests and passing a vision test. Enough...

 

Billy Graham - Shaking His Hand  

I never had the opportunity to shake hands with Billy Graham. A few years back my wife and I were in the Asheville, North Carolina area and had a couple of free hours. We decided to drive to Montreat...

 

What President Trump Must Do  

 President Trump and Congress must end the pharmaceutical robbing of America. Every day Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson, Roche, Novartis, Merck, Sanofi and others are driving America's indebtedness... Full story

 

Hurting Our Young Americans' Futures

Millions of Americans in states like California, Illinois and Kentucky are already in peril because of the horrendous government mismanagement of teacher's and state worker's retirement money.... Full story

 

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