Peacemakers are the Children of God

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” — Matthew 5:9 When I decided to write the Elle books, I had no problem in deciding what her name would be. Her first name is in honor of our granddaughter and her last name, Burton, honors my grandfather. T.R. Burton is the […]

Crude and Rude Rhetoric is Far Too Common

When Did It Become Okay to be Crude and Rude in Public? I grew up in the 50’s with all the other baby-boomers. Our generation was the precursor for the turbulent 60’s as we embraced modern art, the civil rights movement, the gyrations of Elvis Presley’s hips, feminism, and the peace movement. Our elders admonished us to […]