Getting Justice Just Right

Getting Justice Just Right

© 2020 Robert Osburn My Freshman year (1969-70) in Ann Arbor was a daily trial.  Lost in homesickness, I was paired with a roommate who might as well have come from the far side of the universe. I, a farm boy of bookish predilections, had precious...

So Long Ralph McGill

Timtempleton / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0) © 2020 Bryan DowdToday, I would guess that not many people outside of the South could tell you who Ralph McGill was, and among those who can, most are probably over the age of sixty.  McGill...

Faulty Diagnosis, Failed Remedies

©2020 Robert Osburn I tell our international mentees about the student who goes to the doctor, coughing, feverish, blowing his nose, generally miserable.  After examining him, the doctor announces, “You have a broken arm.  I will put a cast on...

Twin Cities Burning

Chris Juhn/Zuma Wire/New York Post © 2020 Robert Osburn           Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot in vain?  (Psalm 2:1) The horrid murder of a black man—a human being with full...