Recent anti-semitic remarks and a subsequent apology by Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar, a Muslim member of Congress, offers us an opportunity to reflect on religion’s promise of love, one that should unite us all and make our nation stronger.
The recent confrontation among demonstrators at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. gives us an opportunity to speak to one another civilly about our differences of opinion as a way to discover a path forward.
Too often, we see the national holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as simply another day off. It is in fact an opportunity to help to end hatred in South Carolina’s Lowcountry and across the nation.
When there is long-standing conflict among family members, it is sometimes tempting to walk away and ignore the issue. In the new year, let’s resolve to heal those old wounds and set aside one day a week as a hate-free zone where we can come together.
Columnist Brad Bloom of Hilton Head, SC, sees the circle of life reflected in the birth of his first grandchild and the loss of his beloved mother. The memory of his mother lives on in those who loved her.
Can we sit down at the dinner table, like the pilgrims of old, and share this Thanksgiving holiday together and still respect whomever sits down with us just like the Indians and the Pilgrims did in 1621?
The recent Hilton Head, SC, mayoral election and the unity shown after the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre brought the community together, regardless of religious belief, to stand against hatred and violence.
In the wake of deadly attacks at schools, churches and synagogues, the latest in Pittsburgh, Pa., Americans must come together to cure the disease of hate and fear so our country becomes all it was meant to be.
When a loved one suffers a stroke, we are sometimes uncomfortable in its aftermath. We worry that their lives will never be the same. But our presence can help create hope, one of the best medicines we can offer.
Hilton Head, SC voters will elect more than a new mayor when they go to the polls in November. They will choose a leader who can stand for unity and shared values to help make the community all it can be.
As the election season on Hilton Head, SC, heats up, we as voters have an obligation to make sure that the things candidates for office are telling us are in fact the truth. That is the bedrock of our system.
Religious school teachers play an unsung role in the classrooms. Many are not trained professionals, but they are committed to providing education regarding the faith’s core values. Others are professional teachers, but not necessarily steeped in knowledge about the faith.