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When I looked up the meaning of “patriotism” I found this definition: “Devotion to and vigorous support for one’s country.” I’m a patriot. I’m devoted to and I vigorously support America. Pine cone-sized goosebumps erupt whenever I hear Lee Greenwood singing “God Bless the USA.” I never pass a uniformed soldier without stopping and thanking […]

It’s hard to be a Grace-Focused Optimist when you look out at America. Take just this past week and a half. Charles Krauthammer—one of the rare people in Washington speaking with intelligence, wit, charm, and courtesy—–died. And politicians, pundits, and proprietors seem bent on making us a house divided that cannot stand. Looking out at […]