Jamie Aiken

  • Not an acquaintance... a friend...

    Years ago, a Muslim friend came to me to discuss a question that he had been diligently pondering, though not finding satisfying answers. He asked,...
  • Balm in Gilead...

    In 1776, there were actually few voices with the clarity of Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, John Adams, and George Washington. The prevailing visi...
  • Carpe' Diem!

    Provide the springboard for moral imagination in our nation's schools! Here are the "Top Five" reasons we must act now: 1.) This is actually doabl...
  • Running to Win...

    Let us all acknowledge the accomplishments of our fellow citizens. For never before in the history of the world has such a small minority taken ov...
  • The Gardener

    Once upon a time... ... a rich man decided to grow a garden.  Tragically, the beautiful landscape became filled with rocks... covered with weeds.....
  • Remembering Billy Graham

    It's been a little over a year since Billy Graham left these shadowlands for his real home.  I met Billy many years ago in Jamaica. I've been t...
  • The Unmentionable Motto...

    Usually a motto is something that the entity who chose it is proud to share.  For some reason, this truism is clearly not applicable in regards t...
  • Blessed are...

    Our Father in Heaven always blesses His children... but seldom in the way the children would choose. After all, children generally only know what ...
  • Rocky Balboa 2025

    Hollywood is working on a politically correct Rocky movie for the coming generations.  In “Rocky Balboa 2025,” a local club fighter is bullied by ...
  • July the 4th vs. Bastille Day

    Though no such comparisons are easy or precise, there is one overarching reality that is the prime element separating an arch of Liberty from unbri...
  • An Act of Treason!

    In 1776, a small group of revolutionaries committed an act of treason in writing and signing the Declaration of Independence. For this crime, many ...
  • Beyond the Theatrics of the NFL

    In most countries, the people are united by their particular tribe. But in America, the constituency of many varied tribes has long been incidental...