To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Observercast

Sharon Martin

Latest Articles

Election Year Blues

BY SHARON MARTIN My husband has been self-employed since his early 20s, first as a commercial artist and then as a fine artist. Here are...

Peddling Fear

 BY SHARON MARTIN It’s an election year, and candidates think they can win by stoking your fears. They want you to be afraid of Muslims,...

Revolt Against Corruption

BY SHARON MARTIN Why should Oklahomans have to pay for the mistakes of their elected officials? Why should we suffer in understaffed schools, drive over...

What Is It Good For?

BY SHARON MARTIN Marauding Buddhist monks terrorize citizens in Myanmar. Buddhists, for heaven’s sake! An avowed Christian kills three at a Planned Parenthood clinic. Two...

Putting Legs To Our Prayers

BY SHARON MARTIN After every mass shooting, there are plenty of thoughts and prayers. But if you suggest it is time to do something about...

Ripped Off and Damned Mad

 BY SHARON MARTIN We Americans work our tails off, and for what? There is always a line of someones – insurance companies, phone companies, the cable...

What Happened To Thanksgiving?

BY SHARON MARTIN It was created as a day to share with family and friends the bounty around the table. Now, hucksters have commandeered Thanksgiving...

Hatred Isn’t Holy

BY SHARON MARTIN I’ve heard, and I believe, that if your religious faith practices hate, you’re doing it wrong. God doesn’t love Christians and hate atheists...

One Teacher’s Vision

BY SHARON MARTIN You want a kid to learn vocabulary, read to him. Don’t talk down to him. Explain what words mean...