Perhaps, not so much of a curmudgeon at all. m
(Apologies to Douglas Wilson for stealing his featured image. My lame excuse is that I laugh every time I think of it.) Okay, let’s get this out of the way. I am white–melanin-challenged, Caucasian–privileged to be born in the USA, privileged to have been exposed to and embraced the Gospel of Jesus Christ, privileged to have the attitude of making myself indispensable in little ways as an antidote to whining. My heros are Booker T. Washington and, in the Bible, Joseph and Daniel, my anti-heroes are whiners. I have no sympathy for those who live by complaint–no matter their circumstances–as a substitute for finding tiny, incremental ways to better their circumstances and those around them. It really is “all about the attitude.” See Genesis 37:1-36 and Genesis 39:1-23 for a lesson in attitude!
Then there’s Mr. Washington: Booker and John were sent to work alongside their stepfather packing salt into…
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