To The Christian Right: We Need To Call This A Muslim Ban

John, We often do not see eye to eye on political and cultural issues. I celebrate these differences and take the time engage your posts. Although my responses are usually filled with frustration, I respect you and understand that your intentions are honorable. This subject is incredibly important to me because I know many people […]

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RAGE: A Call to Protest

Rage Rage against the dying of the light. For many of us right now, darkness embodies our feelings of this nation’s current state. We have seen a symbol of bombastic tyranny vindicated by our own peers, neighbors and fellow citizens. More upsetting than the racist rhetoric of Donald Trump, is their continued support of this […]

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The Hate Contagion

“I’d like to punch him in the face.” Who ever knew that 8 words could cause so much violence and hate? The words of Donald Trump reverberated throughout a vast social fabric, issuing subconscious marching orders to fight. To clinch your fists, grit your teeth and put an immediate stop to the evil liberal establishment. […]

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Evangelical Support of Trump and Islamic Extremism: Two Sides of the Same Coin

“You ready to peace out?” David nodded his head and said, “Let’s get the signs.” My roommate, David Ricksecker and I were listening to Donald Trump pander to students at our Alma mater, Liberty University. We decided the day before that we would protest the school’s decision to host Donald Trump on Martin Luther King […]

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Carpenter King

The strong smell of wood chippings fills the air, as the carpenter hammers a chisel into wood. With sweat on his brow and calluses on his hand the carpenter pours everything he has into this creation. He finds himself lost in the intricacies of design, and the smell of wood finish. He is completely at […]

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Glimpses of Glory

The noise of a rushed and hectic city is drowned out as I place my ear buds in my ears and escape the stress of the week. I walk with the intention to walk and nothing else. I turn and find that as I peer through the city streets of Kayseri, there lies a snow […]

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Life at 3:17 am

Humanity; the threshold of divinity or the cesspool of depravity? Who are we? Can I grasp the ideals that form my identity and stake them with immutability? Can I muster from within; the means to impute meaning and purpose? Am I destined to fall fate to the seasickness of this ebb and flow? Honestly? Honestly […]

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