Day: June 16, 2009

Captain given Courage at Sea award

Captain Richard Phillips who allowed himself to be taken hostage by pirates so his crew could find safety has been given the Episcopal Seamen’s Institute Courage at Sea Award…

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Christians and killing

In my family, guns were a way of life. We killed our own meat—usually wild goats and pigs. And, we all knew, that if you shot something you had to eat it—guns were to be used to get food. So, pigeons, goats and pigs graced our table and we all knew better than to point guns at something that we wouldn’t want to eat for dinner.

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Love and duty

In general a man ought not to do other people’s duty for them; for their duty was appointed them for their exercise; and besides, who will do it in case of his death?

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