About Bob1

I am a retired minister.

Whitney Houston’s Death

After Whitney Houston’s death, her family did a very fine job trying to honor her life at the “church” service that was held in the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, NJ on February 18, 2012. Initially it was planned … Continue reading

Repairs

It is really too bad that so much of the “stuff” that we have seems to be in need of repairs. This includes repairs to the “American dream” … … which is the objective of our approaching presidential national election … Continue reading

Political hope

In eleven months our country is going to engage in another national election to select our president and congressional managers. Right now the republican party is engaged in a series of primary elections to determine who will be its nomination … Continue reading

Toleration

In any civilized society where they are clear significant differences between individuals in regard to their ethnic nature, race, religious affiliations, political philosophy, economic level, and education it is good to have a system of laws in place that encourages … Continue reading

Merry Christmas ?

I probably shouldn’t even be expressing this wish for anyone at this season of the year, because it is not “politically correct”. But “happy holidays” or merry christmas doesn’t make much sense to me, because there isn’t much of a … Continue reading

Pornography

Pornography is not a display of people making love, because love is not made through the physical stimulation of one’s genitals. Love is a shared experience between people whose spirits are bound together by ongoing commitments for caring, support, encouragement, … Continue reading

Being held accountable

Everyone everywhere is being held accountable to some standards of behavior by someone else. It is an absolute necessity for being in any family or other social group, learning in any system of education or training, being effective in any … Continue reading