Homeless Enjoy Wedding Feast

The scripture passage in Luke 14:15-24 is the first thing I thought of when I read this story about the family of a bride whose wedding was cancelled.  Instead of wasting the food and the money spent on the venue, the bride’s family invited the city’s homeless to enjoy the reception.  Here is what Luke 14 says: When one of those at the table with him heard this, he said to Jesus, “Blessed is the one who will eat at the feast in the kingdom of God.” Jesus replied: “A certain man was preparing Read more […]

Police Ask Wrong Question About Murderous Teens

Let me give you three truths: Everyone who wants to do something wrong comes up with a grievance that, in his own mind, justifies his evil deeds. The most common generic grievance is that someone in society has failed you. If society fails you, that doesn’t give you an excuse to fail society. One of the most important ways society can fail you and many others is to not hold you responsible for your behavior. I thought of this while reading about three teens who smashed a couple of homeless Read more […]

Daytona Beach Enforces “Charity” Cartel by Ticketing People for Feeding the Homeless

Homeless people can be smelly, unattractive, and sometimes dangerous. Of course, the vast majority aren’t dangerous at all, but you never know. Nevertheless, it is simply a fact that population centers have a number of people who are homeless. This is especially true in warmer places since, if a homeless person can scratch up bus fare, it is far better to be homeless in an area that doesn’t get freezing cold. People try to help them, and that means other people might have to see them at the Read more […]

We Are NOT The World’s Police!

News of possible chemical weapons being used in Syria against rebels has once again brought numerous American politicians and activists to call for US intervention.  Obama had promised that the US would be forced to get involved if it was proven that chemical weapons were used in the Syrian civil war. The news of the chemical attack this week caused the White House to say: “The United States strongly condemns any and all use of chemical weapons. Those responsible for the use of chemical weapons Read more […]

The Homeless Celebrity

One cold night in November, NYPD officer Lawrence DePrimo was walking his post when he noticed a shoeless man on the New York streets. Wearing two pairs of socks himself and still cold, Officer DePrimo knew the man must have been freezing. After talking to the man and finding out his shoe size, Officer DePrimo entered a shoe store and bought a pair of boots for the man. When he came outside to give the man the shoes, a tourist captured the moment with her cellphone camera and the simple act of kindness Read more […]