Monthly Archives: March 2013

A Roused Heart

Senator Portman of Ohio is a Republican social conservative who recently  made an unexpected announcement on CNN.  He reported that he had experienced a change of heart about homosexual marriage since his son had told him that he was gay.  Portman’s mind had given him a settled opinion, … Continue reading

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The Reader

To the Old Fool’s amazement he discovered that since May 5, 2012 he has written 200 blogs for this website.  He scrolled through the blogs and recalled why he calls himself the Old Fool.  This was a day for him to read. Today, the March, … Continue reading

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The Pope

  LeRoy Bechler, co-worker Last night while we were sleeping a new pope was inaugurated.  It reminded me that about sixty years ago I was ordained  with much less pomp and ceremony to be a bishop in the Lancaster Mennonite Conference.  Those who witnessed my ordination greeted me … Continue reading

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