Many, if not most, South Carolina state lawmakers have a peculiar understanding of the separation of powers. For them, the principle seems to mean that all powers should be removed from the executive and judicial branches and concentrated in the legislature.
If more money were the answer to the state’s infrastructure woes, the topic would hardly be worth debating. The real trouble with South Carolina’s roads, though, isn’t a lack of money. It’s a lack – indeed, a total lack – of citizen control or influence on road funding. How do we know more money won’t produce better roads?
Paul’s mother, Christine, left us on Thanksgiving Day but it is not the devastating, “this will ruin every Thanksgiving from now on,” grief one might suppose. She had been, quite literally, dying to go for the last couple of years.
by Rick Ezell
For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men” (Titus 2:11 NIV).
How I miss my late neighbor during times like these.
It was generally around this time of year, when the peaches had been harvested from the surrounding orchards, that bears would come down from Glassy Mountain to, I suppose, “see what they could see.”
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day businesses and government activity ceased and citizens took time to reflect on the impact this single man had on the civil rights movement.
I had the honor of attending the MLK event at Greer City Hall on Monday, and it left an impression. The singers gave riveting performances that moved everyone in the room.
There are few who are comprised of a fabric so resilient they are able to selflessly impact the world on such a grand scale as Martin Luther King Jr., Mahatma Gandhi and Mother Teresa. Nelson Mandela was among these rare individuals.
Read Psalm 150:1-6
We know that all things work together for good who love God. Romans 8:28