The New American Revolution

It’s become common parlance among my friends to refer to the state of American politics as “clownworld”. The events, people, and issues being debated have degenerated into something so ridiculous, so bizarre, that it feels like you’re watching the circus.

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The Colors of Friendship

“Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family.”

-Don Corleone, The Godfather

Man is a social animal. We’re built to live in communities, to cooperate in almost everything from work to play to prayer. In childhood and old age, it’s our friends and loved ones that seem to be the real key to living well. So why can relationships be so difficult? Why is it such a painful process, especially in those dreaded teenage years of awkwardness and social cliques, for people to find friendships that matter and really “find their pack”?

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