I always look forward to your writings. Your Independence Day submission’s truths evoked a sinking feeling in my heart, which likely reveals both my age and upbringing.
Most disturbing to me is that I don’t see any way to return to the state of national unity we both remember from our youth. It was ingrained in so many ways that I never sensed at the time – like the Pledge in public school, or the Apostle’s Creed in many churches. As these things gradually waned, I also did not sense the cultural shift as it was occurring.... continue reading »