Posts Tagged ‘Ed Thomas’

In lieu of flowers, I forgive.

It is said that somewhere in Iowa, a small town’s football team still takes a knee before each game.  The players and coaches join hands and bow their heads, and they defy the laws that tell them that they cannot pray together.  It is rumored that they kneel together and recite the Lord’s Prayer. “Our […]

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Murder in Parkersburg, Iowa.

I am from Parkersburg, Iowa. I wasn’t born there, I don’t live there now, but it is, without a doubt, where I am from. It is – and will always be – integral to who I am. On Wednesday morning, that part of who I am was once again hit by tragedy.  But this tragedy […]

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