Tag: Charleston

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The Mrs. and I have hotel reservations in Charleston from October 3rd-8th.  We’re celebrating our 15th anniversary on the 5th.  Based on current projections, Jose will not affect S.C.  But Irma caused a lot of flooding and some power outages.  Can any Ricochetti who live in the area provide insights about the current situation and […]

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Actually, it was in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. However, no one has ever heard of Mt. Pleasant, and we still haven’t seen the mountain it was named after.  But I digress.  The three of us had dinner Saturday night, and had an absolute blast!  Much seafood was consumed . . . Preview Open

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Guilt by Association

 

The New York Times commits drive-by journalism against three Republican presidential contenders:

The leader of a white supremacist group that has been linked to Dylann Roof, the suspect in the murder of nine African-Americans in a Charleston, S.C., church last week, has donated tens of thousands of dollars to Republican campaigns, including those of 2016 presidential contenders such as Ted Cruz, Rick Santorum and Rand Paul, records show.

To Forgive, Divine

 

Many complain about the post-Christian slough of contemporary America. We point to the coarsening of pop culture, the dissolution of the family, and the battles over religious liberty in the courts. Those issues are important, but more troublesome is the decline of the deeper virtues.

Forgiveness. Mercy. Beauty.

An Open Question to Christians

 

According to the BBC, the teenage children of a vCharleston-vigilictim of the Charleston church massacre, Sharonda Singleton, 45, said they have already forgiven their mother’s killer. ‘We already forgive him for what he’s done, and there’s nothing but love from our side of the family,” they said.

How does one find the ability to give forgiveness only hours after a loved one is murdered? Although I’m Jewish, I went to Catholic school in England. I learned that if one finds and accepts Jesus Christ, all is forgiven. I understand this aspect of Christian theology.