Author Archives: jtcopeiv

← Older posts Newer posts →

Why Politicians Don’t Understand America

Posted on by jtcopeiv

The following is not a direct quote, but it is very close, close enough that it needs to be cited as such.  The statement is also such a good representation of a large percentage of politicians it needs to be … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Seven Great Books to help kids get ready for Fall!

Posted on by jtcopeiv

There are quite a few great kids’ books and book series out there.  And with the upcoming months of fall and all the holidays that go with them, most of the series have a few selections for you.  This list … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Is Neutrality an Option?

Posted on by jtcopeiv

I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one or the other! So, because you are lukewarm – neither hot nor cold – I am about to spit you out of my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Seven Great Middle Grade Reads

Posted on by jtcopeiv

  Well, it happened … Pinterest finally sucked me in.  So sad.  At least they have lots of great book lists there; right???  That’s my excuse anyway.  So I thought I would make up some of my own and see … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What do we do with diligence?

Posted on by jtcopeiv

Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. He said: ‘In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. And there … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What is the Point of Education?

Posted on by jtcopeiv

What is the point of education?  What was it, and what has it become?  This obviously is a much larger topic than can be covered in a single journal entry, but I would like to offer some thoughts based upon … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What came first … the marriage, or the children?

Posted on by jtcopeiv

Unlike trying to answer the question of whether the chicken or the egg came first, the question of what came first, and what should still come first, between a couple’s marriage and their children actually has an answer.  Doesn’t it?  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What is the role of the citizen?

Posted on by jtcopeiv

As a citizen, what is our job?  What is our goal?  What do we strive for in ourselves and others as it regards the place we live?  Do we focus on what we get out of or can take away … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What are your priorities?

Posted on by jtcopeiv

What priorities does a person have?  How can you look at someone, at yourself, and tell what priorities they have.  How can you tell if what they espouse is actually what they believe?  This seems like a simple enough question … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Why do we have Easter?

Posted on by jtcopeiv

Do we have Easter for the Easter egg hunts?  Is it for all the chocolate bunnies or yellow and pink marshmallow peeps?  Is it just a good excuse for a long weekend away from work and school?  Why do we have Easter as … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment ← Older posts Newer posts →

©2018 J.T. Cope All Rights Reserved. Site by Smart Author Sites.