A woman ahead of her time, Queen Matilda left an enduring legacy.
I was in my early teens when they released the movie Gettysburg (1993). My family rented it as soon as it hit the local video store. We settled down for a deeply moving, relatively accurate depiction of the battle at Gettysburg that turned the tide of the American Civil War in favor of the Union. The film... Continue Reading →
On the night of April 4, 1968, in a poverty-stricken Indianapolis neighborhood, Robert Kennedy climbed on a flatbed truck and gazed through the darkness at an angry, jeering crowd. He grabbed a microphone, took a deep breath, and delivered one of the greatest speeches in American history. His audience was poor. His audience was black.... Continue Reading →
Just a Voice, Just a Servant, Just a Signpost “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?” Jesus asked. No. They went out to see a prophet, a holy man, a man who spoke God’s words; his name was John. His words riveted the crowds. They marveled... Continue Reading →