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Where Are Your Monuments?

by Bryant Evans on September 28, 2014

What is important to a nation? Look at her monuments. In our country we raise monuments to political leaders like the Washington Monument, the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials, and presidential libraries. We build shrines to honor wars and those who die in war like the World War II memorial or the Vietnam Wall. In our […]

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Comfortable Sin

by Bryant Evans on January 3, 2014

Comfort foods are foods that bring us great satisfaction. Chocolate cake, a homemade chicken casserole, extra hot sanchos from Taco Casa in Tuscaloosa. Right? The problem is that comfort foods are usually unhealthy, especially in volume.  We never fuss at anyone about eating them because they are so common and, well, comforting. Jason Todd at […]

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Lord Keep Me From the Extremes

by Bryant Evans on April 18, 2010

Would you rather be rich or poor? Does it matter? The wisest man ever, who happened to have great wealth, said it like this: “Remove far from me falsehood and lying; give me neither poverty or riches; feed me with the food that is needful for me, lest I be full and deny you and […]

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Treasures on Earth?

by Bryant Evans on September 21, 2008

American financial markets have struggled this week. The government seizure of key mortgage and insurance businesses and the bankruptcy of another cause great fear and trembling within that industry. Pictures of business executives wringing their hands and shaking their heads have been commonplace. One picture that stands out to me was taken in front of […]

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