Category Archives: Good and Evil

December 2, 2015

Wednesday, December 2, began like many days before.  There was nothing that would set it apart from any of its predecessors.  In fact, it held the promise of the end to the days of rain that had preceded it, even … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Dentist

We have all known dentists that were excellent at their job.  We may have also known dentists that were good people.  But have you ever known a “wonderful” dentist? In the summer of 1972, I did not find a full-time … Continue reading

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Why Does Evil Happen? 2015

I was working on a different topic, but events that have taken place recently made me think about a previous column about the reason bad things happen.  This was originally a column I wrote for the Huntsville Times about evil … Continue reading

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Finding a Devil Buster

New words are always making their way into the English language.  There is a commercial currently running for Sonic drive-ins where they are trying to describe a new item and have to coin a new word.  I don’t think “spicedictive” … Continue reading

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Why Does Evil Happen?

Last week I looked at natural disasters which sometimes can seem evil.  This week I want to revisit a column I wrote for the Huntsville Times about evil that comes as a result of personal choices.  When originally published, a reader charged that I was … Continue reading

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Natural Disasters

2012 had its share of troubles, especially in the Northeast United States, with the two most obvious, Superstorm Sandy and Newtown.  Both have prompted people to have real questions about God.  A year ago, I wrote two articles which dealt … Continue reading

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