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Obama’s Pardons & Shortened Sentences

As of today (January 17, 2017) Obama has broken the record for the most number of pardons and shortened sentences handed out. Throughout his presidency, Obama has granted 212 pardons and 1,385 shortened sentences, 504 of which were life sentences (Whitehouse.gov). The number of shortened sentences he has granted is more than all the past…

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The Golden Box

A Chinese legend tells of some cultured gentlemen who often met to exchange wisdom and drink tea. Each host tried to impress the guests with the finest and most costly teas. When it came time for the most esteemed and respected one of the group to entertain, he served what appeared to be a truly…

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Christian Trapeze Artists

Trapeze artists are known for their bravery and perfect timing. They perform flips, twists, and stunts that amaze us. Some of us wouldn’t even climb the ladder, much less fling ourselves through the air. The life of a trapeze artist is challenging and full of mistakes and corrections. This is where the safety net comes…