Thanks For Forgiving

Thanks For Forgiving St. Mark’s Corner – By Richard Watkins For those who really don’t know me, behind the affable, genial, jovial, happy-go-lucky, Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah exterior I often project, lies a jaded, cynical, pessimistic, sarcastic, and bitter heart and...

Lent isn’t for giving up; it’s for giving in

By Richard Watkins Ash Wednesday, which fell on March 6 this year, marked the beginning of the Lenten season. And as it was approaching, I was reminded of when I was a kid how each year I had to make the hard decision to give up something…gum. Actually, it wasn’t hard...

Word Up

By Richard Watkins On May 24th, the NFL (National Football League for those not following along) instituted a policy whereby players who do not stand for singing, playing or performing of the National Anthem will be fined. I guess the thought process here is that if...