What happens when we ignore red flags?

by Patrice Lewis -- One morning last summer, I went outside to release the chickens from their coop. Normally they rushed to the compost pile or the barn or some other usual more…

The latest 'required' insanity at college

by Patrice Lewis -- We've all had our moments of amusement in the last couple of years with the "snowflake generation" needing their "safe spaces" every time they see or hear a more…

There's something very wrong with Hillary

by Patrice Lewis -- There's something very, very wrong with Hillary Clinton – and I don't just mean her various health issues. Though to be sure, these health issues are worrisome, considering more…

Are we too smart for God?

by Patrice Lewis -- We think we're SO smart. After all, look how much we've advanced in the past 150 years. In the time of our great-grandparents, medicine was barely out of more…

Can we bring back shame?

by Patrice Lewis -- Out of the many dramas in the last two weeks of national political conventions, one particular moment caught my eye: when NARAL Pro-Choice America president Ilyse Hogue took more…

'Hi! I'm Rat Fink Barbie!'

by Patrice Lewis -- About a year and a half ago, I got a new laptop. It was something of a struggle to find one that wasn't pre-loaded with Windows 10, but more…

I carry a gun because a cop is too heavy

by Patrice Lewis -- It's becoming a weekly thing now. Log onto any news site and see the horrific headline of the latest terrorism, domestic or international. Body counts. Number injured. Hospitals more…

Disregard God and violence results

by Patrice Lewis -- Friday morning's headlines were enough to make people reel in horror: five cops ambushed and killed, nine wounded in Dallas at a Black Lives Matter protest. As of more…

The snowflake generation strikes again

by Patrice Lewis -- While the world continues to reel from terrorist attack after terrorist attack, Americans can take comfort that our next generation of graduates, emerging from colleges and universities across more…

Don't leave home without 'it'

by Patrice Lewis -- I'm typing this column in our barnyard. Five feet away is a calf nursing from his mother. A dozen other cows are lying around, chewing their cud or more…