Category Archives: Ruminations

About the ministry of a friend of mine


I don’t talk too much about my own church on this blog, partially because this site is intended to be for all Christians and not those of a particular denomination, but also because while I love my church, I haven’t been very happy with its leadership in the last few years. I won’t get into […]

Let Freedom Ring (My Country ‘Tis of Thee) Lyrics by Abby Anderson


Every now and again you come across a song and a new artist that just makes your jaw drop. The latest one is a young 17 year-old named Abby Anderson. Abby composed and performed her own version of “My Country ‘Tis of Thee”. The original lyrics to this were written in 1831 by Samuel Francis […]

Thoughts on 9/11/2001


Everyone who works or lives in Manhattan has thoughts on what happened 11 years ago. Here are mine. In the 1990s, I was a young guy in my 20s who’d worked for a few years at AT&T in New Jersey, doing all kinds of jobs from Customer Service for their new Internet products (AT&T WorldNet […]