The Common Good

Joe Kay

 

Joe Kay is a professional writer living in the Midwest.

Blog Posts by Joe Kay

Posted by Joe Kay 2 days 19 hours ago
Listening to several Fourth of July discussions last week, I was struck by how many people think of freedom as the ability to do whatever they want. They think there should be few, if any,...
Posted by Joe Kay 2 weeks 1 day ago
My sister has one of those plastic playhouses in her backyard for her two boys. When she hosted a garage sale a few years ago, children accompanying their shopping parents would see the playhouse and...
Posted by Joe Kay 3 weeks 5 days ago
I came across a pottery booth at an arts fair a couple weekends ago. One of the engravings on the wall reminded us that “Everyday a new story begins.“Isn’t that true?Our lives are a story written day...
Posted by Joe Kay 5 weeks 2 days ago
Did you see what happened in Louisiana over the weekend? A 26-year-old man was driving his pickup truck over a causeway on Lake Pontchartrain. His truck plunged over the railing and into the water....
Posted by Joe Kay 5 weeks 2 days ago
You can smile at someone, but you can’t really smile with someone until you’ve cried with them, too. Shared their pain, their doubts, their questions, their uncertainty, even their despair...