Thanksgiving! And, to Whom?

By Poor William (Clarksdale, Mississippi) “Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor; and Whereas both Houses of Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me ‘to recommend to the […]

Repentance Trumps Sorry

Pontificus Minimus Opines Unless one is what we Southerners call “sorry,” a behavioral term, then most folks do feel sorry when they have done something they should not have. There’s sorry, meaning one ain’t worth killing, which means they are sorry. There’s sorry, meaning one feels regret over something they have likely done. There’s sorry, […]

A Few Thoughts On Why “Christian” Has Become A Pejorative

Pontificus Minimus Opines Ole Pontificus is not chunking big stones here; he is merely pontificating with his fingers on the keyboard. He is bad about that! Pontificus is a Christian, albeit a compromised one, who is seldom proud of his behavior. Why do so many Christians and non-Christians find the term “Christian” to be a […]

Netanyahu Got It Right – Pontificus Minimus of The Delta Bohemian Opines about the Prime Minister’s address to Congress

By PONTIFICUS MINIMUS INTRODUCTION: Pontificus Minimus, while wearing all the rough off a treadmill, read the subtitles to Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s May 24th address to a joint session of Congress. This was his second such address; the first being during his first term as Prime Minister in 1996. Not many folks have every […]

The Hallmark of a Christian Ain’t What You Think

A happy boy in Moon Lake! Life is good for father and son! Photo by DB By Pontificus Minimus (Clarksdale, Mississippi) What say ye Pontificus? The hallmark of a Christian? Elaborate kind sir! Well, Pontificus had a professor in Bible College who repeatedly said the hallmark of a Christian should be THANKFULNESS! Most folks think […]