Tag: NBC

  • How to be a Racist

    How to be a Racist

    It's exhausting living in a country divided. When I was a child growing up in the red dirt of Lester Maddox and George Wallace's racism, I just thought adults like them were crazy hateful people. I considered them as the flag-bearers of all that hatefulness.[..]
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  • The Life You Save Might be Your Own

    The Life You Save Might be Your Own

    There was this brief time between graduating from college getting full-time jobs that Tim and I went without health insurance. We had no coverage. I'll admit the need for health insurance was not something I had ever thought prior to this period in our lives. I[..]
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  • Steve Bannon: Battering a Nation

    Steve Bannon: Battering a Nation

      Give me a roll of duct tape and five minutes alone in a room with Steve Bannon and I swear to the Barefoot Messiah he will come away with a profoundly new respect for journalists and devotees of the First Amendment. Okay, well it[..]
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  • Truth Isn’t Always Self-Evident

    Truth Isn’t Always Self-Evident

    This is an exercise in reasoning. It might be a little hard to grasp at first but bear with me. It may seem improbable, but it is possible for one's pea-picking brain to hold two truths in one's head at one time. For instance, "It[..]
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  • Deliver Us From Evil

    Deliver Us From Evil

    It is Good Friday. A term that has always seemed like an oxymoron to me. I mean, if you are going to be nailed to a cross, for any reason whatsoever, that does not seem like a particularly good day for anybody. Oh, I know,[..]
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  • What Darkness Fears

    What Darkness Fears

      [caption id="attachment_1285" align="aligncenter" width="580"] On the streets of Paris.[/caption] It was not for love of fashion or the macaroons that I went to Paris. What drew me to France was the art of remembering and honoring. What drew me to France was the writing[..]
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  • All God’s Creatures: Ferguson

    All God’s Creatures: Ferguson

      I listened to President Obama's remarks in the wake of the Ferguson Grand Jury decision as I drove home from Richland, Washington last night. I prefer the radio as my news source because it takes the hype out of the kind of reporting TV[..]
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  • Let’s Talk Ebola

    Let’s Talk Ebola

      Let's talk Ebola for a moment. I, like many of you, have been praying for those afflicted by Ebola. Not just Dr. Brantly and Nancy Writebol, the two Americans who were afflicted with the virus while ministering health to those suffering in West Africa,[..]
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  • Dead Boy’s Devoted Daddy

    Dead Boy’s Devoted Daddy

    Editor's Note:  I will no longer be blogging at Patheos. This is my permanent site. Please make note. And, thank you for sticking with me all these years. KarenZach.com has been my home for many years now. I'm glad to be back with a sleek[..]
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