President Donald Trump has recommended the voluntary use of a non-medical grade facial covering, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said may cut the spread of Covid-19 by as much as 50%. Paris Mayor Steve Clifford also issued a supplemental public health emergency order…
Could there be a Biblical template of God’s dealing with Israel and its people for what is going on in America and with our people?
My patients at Texas Oncology are immunocompromised, dealing with cancer and chemotherapy, and they are especially vulnerable to coronavirus. It is up to us as a society to practice physical distancing and avoid this disaster that seems imminent.
We see a president who will do whatever it takes to protect and help the country he loves. This is a war-time president that we should all be proud of.
As part of March’s National Social Work Month celebration, CASA for KIDS recognized and appreciated the social workers, advocates and others who devote their careers to bettering the lives of others.
With President Donald Trump extending federal guidelines for social distancing and with local elected leaders joining Gov. Greg Abbott in urging people to stay at home, many Texans are finding themselves with a lot of time on their hands. How are you spending your time during the coronavirus…
Give Joe Biden some credit. On Jan. 27, he published an op-ed in USA Today recognizing that the coronavirus outbreak could become a big problem. Since then, where has Biden been?
Every Trump budget since he took office has cut funds for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other agencies that rely on science.
The 1918 influenza pandemic killed close to a million just in our country; over 200 in Paris.
I promise that a half of a semester will not even ding your child’s education. An online group that I am a part of always states that there are no educational emergencies, and I have found that to be true.
Gov. Greg Abbott took multiple measures Sunday designed to expand hospital staffing and capacity in Texas, but declined to issue a statewide shelter-in-place order. At the time, the state was reporting 566 confirmed cases and seven deaths. To free up hospital beds in anticipation for an infl…
When and if life returns to any sense of normalcy, we have some hard questions to ask. How far are we going to go to address troubling issues that are far more certain to bring damage and death?
Just a note to express my gratitude to this community for its goodness and kindness.
If we are to restore the trust that is necessary for success in this great American society, we cannot afford to be afraid of the light.
We all need to remember and live by the words of former Texas Congresswoman Barbara Jordan, “A nation is formed by the willingness of each of us to share in the responsibility for upholding the common good.”
As the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to spread, schools have shut down, businesses are reorienting services and times, and people are urged to practice social distancing. With U.S. officials warning that the number of cases here is expected to spike, what worries you most about impa…
The coronavirus has caused people to panic and take away resources from professionals who need them. This is not okay, and there are other ways to prevent the spread of the disease without panicking.
Typically, when you walk into a Catholic Church there is a font for holy water. It’s a sacramental, sacred sign meant to remind us of baptism. But one recent weekday, I dipped my hand into a familiar font in a prominent church in our nation’s capital before morning Mass, and encountered it e…
I never gave much thought to one-letter words until I discovered they have their own dictionary. I bought a copy of the dictionary and read in its preface the claim that despite there being only 26 letters in the English alphabet, they represent more than 1,000 units of meaning.
Here we go again. This weekend time will shift one hour ahead as we complete the nonsensical ritual of changing our clocks to observe daylight saving time.
All races and all ages have demonstrated a desire to continue the legacy espoused by activists such as Harriet Tubman who “embraced a universal view: each and every person has the light of God within.”