objectively present and psychologically available. ... It's about hope vs. hopelessness.
Those who give of themselves rarely regret it.
The holy land was supposed to be spotless, a serious equivalent of Disneyland in which not a single candy wrapper is to stay on the ground for more than a few minutes.
President Bush has been careful in his statements specifically about Iraq to emphasize that we are on a long, winding and sometimes deadly road.
Philanthropic humility is necessary if a giver is to do more good than harm, but it is not sufficient - philanthropic prudence is also needed.
Many American Muslims are peaceful and define jihad primarily as an internal struggle to improve.
I still favor alternatives to governmental race-based preferences.
But we shouldn't be surprised when bad things happen, and we shouldn't think of the United States as a holy land suddenly blemished.
And yet, those who speak loudly and call anyone who disagrees with them a wimp often do a disservice to the cause they are promoting.
A job should employ God-given talents in a way that glorifies Him.
Those who believe in the importance of serving others should lead the way by fighting against the temptation we all have, and maybe especially as we age, to close in upon ourselves.
We are far from the end of our war against terrorism - most of which these days is Muslim in origin - but we may be at the end of the beginning.
More people need to understand the games secular liberals play. Here's one rule-of-thumb No matter how bad a story sounds - particularly if it sounds bad - recognize the pattern of defamation.
But to understand what it means to be strong and courageous, Christians should look to the person of Christ.
Passover and Easter are the only Jewish and Christian holidays that move in sync, like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics.
Today, unless women gain jobs and athletic scholarships commensurate with their percentage of the population, feminists scream discrimination.
It starts this way The worth of a job is not defined by what it allows you to do when you're not working.
The data, however, do indicate that Christians who see Jews through a 17th-century lens, believing that most are thoroughly religious, are thoroughly wrong.
I grew up Jewish, became an atheist and a Marxist, and 28 years ago, at age 26, became a Christian.
Most organizations should be pro-active, but philanthropists concerned with poverty should deliberately be reactive, learning from the efforts of ordinary folks who tired of looking the other way as their communities fell apart.
I don't know the right number of immigrants to let in.
Since governmental quotas expand bureaucratic power, provoke a backlash and are unfair to individuals, we need to find a better way to increase minority opportunities.
Fifteen years ago, while I was temporarily chairing meetings of pro-life leaders, I pleaded with the angry males to say no to interviews, and instead let beautiful pro-life women become the face for the movement.
That should be our test regarding immigrants. Those who come to America to tear it down or live off of others should not be welcomed.
To talk about God as a Creator is not religion. Religion is man's attempt to reach God. This is simply looking at the facts of the world around us. You can't help but look at creation. It's all too phenomenal. You'd have to repress something to think this is all about evolution.