Author Archives: Steve Wagner

My Top Five from the Past Five

Since 2015, most of my writing has been posted at the Justice For All blog and website.  To bring this space more up to date, here are “my top five from the past five” with a few comments about why: It’s Her Body – A Series of Reflections (August 2018) – If I’ve written anything […]

Good Example of a Bad Habit

In a New York Times Op-Ed today, “Slavery Thrived on Compromise, John Kelly,” Kashana Cauley gives us a good example of a very bad habit that plagues many conversations: equivocation.  (Equivocation is the use of a word in two ways in the midst of an argument in which the argument gets some or all of […]

Humanity in Motion

I appreciated the picture of humans responding to disaster that concludes this short description of the Mexico City earthquake, “Living in Mexico City Is a Perpetual Dare.”  It’s overwhelming to read the news these past two months, with major hurricanes causing major flooding in Houston, Louisiana, Florida, and elsewhere.  We saw the wreckage of those […]

Suggestion to Myself as a Parent #3

A walk in the forest with the kids is a good time to pray for them.

New Official JFA Blog

From now on, I’ll be posting updates about JFA’s work at JFA’s new blog: http://www.jfaweb.org/jfa-blog.

Suggestion for myself as a parent #2

Stop trying to understand Twitter, at least for a moment.  Pray for my wife and our kids instead.

Can Ten Seconds Change Minds?

It all started at 1:40 AM at a stoplight on Pacific Coast Highway in Hermosa Beach, California.  My July newsletter tells what happened there and how one good thing that came of it was a sound bite that is still making an impact on how people think about abortion 13 years later.  The short letter, Ten […]