By Graham Glover - Some think it’s reached the point of absurdity. Our politics that is. These past few months (actually, this past year and a half) has not seen our politics at their best. Like many of you, I’m still a bit shocked that we’ve gotten here and increasingly saddened as to why we … Continue reading Our Ridiculous Political Contradictions
By Graham Glover - Irma. Harvey. Earthquakes. Forest Fires. Potential war with Korea. War in Afghanistan. Conflicts across the globe. An American electorate that remains as estranged as it has ever been. Not exactly a recipe for peace. But this shouldn’t surprise you. This is normal. Rather, this is the world in which we live. … Continue reading This World Will Never Know Peace
By Graham Glover - It truly is a profound joy. Actually, it’s perfection. A foretaste of the feast to come. It is the Church’s worship. A gift given by our Lord to His Church, where He freely offers the gifts of grace and forgiveness contained in His Word and Sacraments. And everything about it is … Continue reading The Profound Joy of Worship
By Graham Glover - At some point next month, Congress will begin putting together a budget (or at least a continuing resolution. They don’t seem keen on passing actual budgets these days). As that conversation gets started, there will likely be a lively debate on taxes. Specifically, how much the Federal Government should tax individual … Continue reading Why So Emotional About Taxes?
By Graham Glover - This past weekend, I spent an evening with two of my closest friends from childhood. I’ve known these men since I was in sixth grade. One was my best friend and high school debate partner. The other is married to my wife’s best friend and is the father of our godchild … Continue reading The Enduring Importance of Friendship
By Graham Glover - At any given time, there are less than 0.5% of Americans serving in any capacity in the Armed Forces of the United States. Let that sink in for a moment. Less than ½ of 1% of our population is currently serving in any branch – in any component (Active or Reserve) … Continue reading The Struggle of a 0.5 Percenter
By Graham Glover - That’s right, with authors currently in Florida, California, Michigan, Washington, Illinois, and Arkansas, and readers located around the world, the Jagged Word will soon be represented in our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C.! In a day and age when our civil, especially, but also our theological discourse is at a crossroads, living … Continue reading The Jagged Word Moves to Washington, D.C.