The first time I saw Les Misérables was in 1996, when the show came to Hong Kong and my mom took me; and it’s been one of my favorite musicals–and stories–ever since, with tremendous set pieces, brilliant melodies, and explorations of law and grace and fortune and forgiveness and the marginalized. The epilogue version of “Do You […]
[Adapted from yesterday’s message at The District Church: “Freedom.”] Freedom’s something we hear a lot about here in the US. America is, after all, “the land of the free.” The First Amendment of our Constitution grants us various freedoms, including the freedom of religion—and we are thankful for the freedom to worship that we have […]
Found this fascinating article from the LA Times, written in March 1990, on the then-28 year-old Barack Obama, newly elected president of the Harvard Law Review. Twenty-one years ago, he was my age. Now there’s a sobering look and a fascinating comparison … Snip: After graduation next year, Obama says he probably will spend two […]
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