An Animal That Can’t Feel the Burn

At one time or another we have all experienced some type of burning feeling.  Maybe it was when we touched a hot stove, sipped a scalding drink, stayed out in the sun too long, or played with fire.  Sometimes we even feel burning sensations when we eat spicy food.  Whatever the cause, the burning feeling…

The Real Definition of “Marriage”

The Supreme Court justices are meeting to decide on the definition of marriage.  They are ruling specifically if two homosexual people can legally marry in the state of California.  However, the impact of this decision could ripple far wider than California.  If the justices choose to do so, they could eliminate every law and restriction…

Looking Down The Barrel of a Shotgun

A story is told of a strange piece of art.  This art piece consisted of a shotgun fixed to a chair which was set to fire sometime within the next hundred years.  Strangely, people lined up to sit across from art piece and stare down the barrel of the loaded gun.  Even though the gun…

“Twice Mine”

Tom had just finished making his own toy boat.  He brought the boat to the edge of a river and started to let out the string tied to it.  He was admiring how smoothly his boat cut through the water when a strong current took hold.  Tom tried to pull his toy back to shore…