It has been heartbreaking to watch the news this last week, with riots and looting and angry words being thrown back and forth.  But what I noticed most on the faces of the people I saw on television was a look of deep pain and hurt and frustration.  It goes much deeper than the cries of racism.  This was a look of pain accumulated from many years of injustice – from substandard schools for the poor, people not caring, families torn apart from alcoholism and drugs, single moms trying to raise their families against the odds, being poor in a country that has so many extremes in wealth, and a general lack of morality in our culture.  The tone spread throughout the country like a bad virus, and spilled over into family […]
A wealthy Christian man who lost everything in a financial downturn was asked if he ever regretted all he had given to the Lord’s work. He replied, “What I gave, I still have. What I kept, I lost.” As an American, we like to have our opinions.  We have opinions on everything from how to handle Ebola and gun violence, to how we should be spending our taxes and whether or not our favorite sports team played well.  We love our free speech and our beliefs.  Most of America was formed out of the quest for these two freedoms. We cannot lose them, for there is no where else to go on earth to find the same.  Though we are sometimes divided as a nation on where we stand with our […]

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Sue McCusker is a writer, teacher, and web developer who loves to share the stories of life and hope she sees around her every day. She has written for Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazines, and teaches the story of God in women's Bible study. Her passion is connecting technology with faith to produce good.