How to risk someone else's dime

by Patrice Lewis -- Several years ago in one of my favorite rural-themed magazines (dedicated to independence and self-sufficiency), I was stunned to come across the following letter: "My husband and I more…

The dangers of worshiping science

by Patrice Lewis -- We plow the fields and scatter the good seed on the land. But it is fed and watered by God's almighty hand. He sends us snow in winter, more…

Jesus, Robin Hood and true compassion

by Patrice Lewis -- It all started with a quote I read some time ago, attributed to comedian Stephen Colbert: "If this is going to be a Christian nation that doesn't help more…

The contempt for 'breeders'

by Patrice Lewis -- We had some friends over for dinner a few weeks ago. They brought with them their 3.5 youngest kids. Three were already born; the youngest was still in more…

How college literally drives students nuts

by Patrice Lewis -- Now that colleges and universities across the nation are disgorging their graduating classes for the year, you might wonder what kind of employment opportunities are available to those more…