Synod of Thieves

The Court of Thieves on Display. Can you find those who are not thieves? Breaking from tradition, I have been told delegates did not sing Psalm 133 (No. 280 in the Bible Songs: “Christian Unity”). Instead, with hearty voices, the delegates gleefully sang, A thieving we will go A thieving we will go Hi-ho, the…

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Follow the Money

Follow the Money At sixteen, I was chosen out of my Civics class to spend a day with a councilman on the Winter Haven, Florida, City Council. I attended a council meeting and was the councilman’s guest for a very nice lunch. I was so excited. I was to watch how democracy worked and report…

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How To Throw Away A Million Dollars

In the memorable words of Forrest Gump, “Stupid is as stupid does!” The action by the Erskine Board on August 1, 2021, has to be the Home Run of stupid things done at Erskine. In the name of education and sweet Jesus, the members of the board voted to lend ONE MILLION DOLLARS to a…

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