Sola Gratia

In recent days we have all been reminded of the fact that there is suffering and pain and evil in the world.  Whether it’s an island totally devastated by a hurricane or a city reduced to shambles by a deadly earthquake or concert goers mowed down like fish in a barrel by a crazed gunman,… Continue reading Sola Gratia


I Won’t Promise You a Rose Garden

The advertising methods of the Marine Corps are (and always have been) unique. While other brands and organizations are catering to the culture by lowering standards, adding perks, and making promises, the Marine Corps is attracting new recruits through unflinching standards, exclusivity, and promises of hardship, challenge, and pain. In 1973, the Marine Corps borrowed the… Continue reading I Won’t Promise You a Rose Garden