Mary Beth Writes
November 1, 2018
Posted by Mary Beth

Happy All Saints Day.

Today (though it will probably be yesterday by the time I get this written) we are going to discuss Catholic missionary types who proselytized Mississippi watershed country in the mid-to-late 1600’s.

January 17, 2018
Posted by Mary Beth

Do you go to museums? I enjoy them, but I think they are more complicated than we give them credit for.

December 7, 2017
Posted by Mary Beth

This is my take on a slow podcast that somewhere along the line became fascinating.  Ben Franklin’s World - https://www.benfranklinsworld.com/episode-161-smuggling-american-revolution/

November 7, 2017
Posted by Mary Beth

This is my first published writing. It appeared in 1984 in The Other Side, a social-activist evangelical publication based in Philadelphia, PA.

August 7, 2017
Posted by Mary Beth

Instead of marinating in the political dysfunction around us, let's watch how an imperfect but worthy politican acted in his time and his crisis. 

August 6, 2017
Posted by Mary Beth

“As I understand it, laws, commands, rules and edicts are for those who have not the light which makes plain the pathway.” Anne Hutchinson

 Who was Anne Hutchinson? 

This Puritan woman was strong and smart. She PERSISTED in teaching Bible studies to women in her own home, which irritated Puritan male leaders who weren't as beloved ... and it didn't end well.  

August 6, 2017
Posted by Mary Beth

Here’s my question. The "Tea Party” touts their patriotism as if they are patriotic and the rest of us aren't. Why? What happened at that first  Boston Tea Party? Why did those early patriots have one?

August 5, 2017
Posted by Mary Beth

I read that today, February 17, is FACT Day!  I get excited about FACTS! You get enough genuine facts and you get a REALITY that works for humans. As opposed to a reality built on greed, drama, megalomania, injustice, and prejudice, which, as you may have noticed, makes life suck.  

Oh, you thought I was talking about the current administration?