We Must Live Up to the US Motto

Written by Dr. Mary Theresa (Terry) Webb, West Lampeter. This piece was first published on Nov. 16, 2020 in LNP/LanasterOnline. Reprinted here with permission from the author. As we ponder the aftermath of the presidential election, one thing is clear. We are still a divided nation.  Bridging that divide and learning how to communicate with oneContinue reading “We Must Live Up to the US Motto”

The Real Story of this Election

Written by Perry Hazeltine, Lancaster City. This piece was first published on November 10, 2020 in LNP/Lancaster Online. Reprinted here with permission from the author. It turns out that citizenship itself is the winner in this year’s election. We had record-breaking turn out despite a pandemic.  At a rally in Lancaster this week, a womanContinue reading “The Real Story of this Election”

A Global Perspective on American Greatness

Written by Kathy Becker, East Cocalico Township. An abbreviated version of this article was published on Sept. 26, 2020 in LNP/Lancaster Online. This longer version was first published on Nov. 1, 2020 in the Lancaster SPEAKS Up Blog with permission from the author. I went to bed on the night of Nov. 8, 2016, stillContinue reading “A Global Perspective on American Greatness”

Braver Angels – Holding the Divided Country Together

Written by Dr. Mary Theresa (Terry) Webb, West Lampeter. This LTE was first published on October 18, 2020 in LNP/LancasterOnline. Reprinted here with permission from the author. In her Op-Ed on Sept 27th, Jess King pleaded with Lancastrians to find what we have in common for the good of the community. Currently, we are aContinue reading “Braver Angels – Holding the Divided Country Together”

The Black Box – Nuclear War Danger

Written by Dr. Mary Theresa (Terry) Webb, West Lampeter. This article was first published on November 1, 2020 on the Lancaster SPEAKS Up Blog. Have we forgotten about the black box that is carried by a special envoy accompanying President Trump wherever he goes so he can push a button to trigger the launch ofContinue reading “The Black Box – Nuclear War Danger”

What The Bible Says About Abortion

Written by Dr. Mary Theresa (Terry) Webb, West Lampeter. This article was first published on November 1, 2020 on the Lancaster SPEAKS Up Blog. Many voters have a single mindset when it comes to the issue of abortion.  As a Christian, I oppose abortion. During my first pregnancy, I contracted measles from 4th grade studentsContinue reading “What The Bible Says About Abortion”

The Death of Ricardo Muñoz is Not a Partisan Issue

Written by Eric Kearsley, Willow Street. This LTE was first published on September 17, 2020 in LNP/LancasterOnline. Reprinted here with permission from the author. The circumstances surrounding the death of Ricardo Muñoz continue to emerge, but the following seems to be clear:  Ricardo Muñoz’s mental health problems were well known to his family and theContinue reading “The Death of Ricardo Muñoz is Not a Partisan Issue”

Friends, That’s Not Jesus You’re Worshipping. That’s Donald Trump.

Written by Rebecca Branle, Ephrata Township. This piece was first published on Sept. 30, 2020 on Rebecca’s blog, basicallybeckyblogs. Reprinted here with permission from the author. I’m tired. But I want to be kind and I want to leave the door open, with a welcome mat, and I want to remind you that you canContinue reading “Friends, That’s Not Jesus You’re Worshipping. That’s Donald Trump.”