Did You Know…
1. The Louisiana Legislature appropriated more than $25 billion in the current fiscal year – a state budget that is 44 percent larger than 10 years ago and represents the highest per capita spending among states in the South?
I just finished reading a small but powerful book on prayer by Benediction Sister Joan Chittister entitled, “The Breath of the Soul.” I recommend it to all my readers. Often we think of prayer as saying various words to encourage God to do what we want. Sister Joan outlines 42 different qualities we should bring to our prayer life. I want to comment on a few of them. […]
Some leaders try to blame the mass gun shooting on things like video games. Yet, when we compare ourselves with Japanese and South Korean young people who love video games as much as America’s youth, we see these kinds of attacks rarely happen in those countries. […]
A bipartisan coalition of 46 state and territory Attorneys General – led by Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and Maine Attorney General Aaron Frey – called on Facebook, Craigslist, and eBay to take proactive measures against alcohol sales on their platforms which frequently violate state laws and could pose health risks. […]
Several rural parishes that supported Gov. John Bel Edwards in 2015 are now solidly in the corner of GOP challenger Eddie Rispone, or are at least leaning his way, creating what could become a critical roadblock for the incumbent’s re-election campaign. […]
If your name is Marsha, there’s a good chance you were named after Marsha Hunt who turned 102 on Oct. 17. Whether you’re named directly or indirectly after the veteran actress probably depends on your age, but nonetheless, Ms. Hunt believes she holds claim to being the first girl named Marsha – at least with that spelling. […]
A historic court case happened a couple of weeks ago that we should all reflect upon. Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger went into the unlocked apartment of Botham Shem Jean, a native of the Caribbean nation of Saint Lucia and an employee at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dallas. […]