Waynedale Opinion Articles

Our local writers give you insight of their original opinions on the latest Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana news and entertainment topics. Movie, restaurant, show and event reviews are in this section.

In The Souls of Black Folk, W.E.B. Du Bois writes about "double consciousness," as the way that African Americans were forced to look at themselves through the eyes of others, staying aware of white society's demands for their behavior, attitudes, etc. He describes the experience as having "two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings." Lee Daniels' The Butler beautifully uses double consciousness to structure the story of a White House butler who served over the course of eight...

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EVERYDAY SABBATH: The Art of Real-Life Rest by Judy Braddy
Beacon Hill Press
978-0-8341-2881-1, PB
190 pages, $14.99

In Exodus 33:14, God says, "I will give you rest." Are everyday mindsets hindering Sabbath rest? Judy Brady, armed with the Word, tackles exhausting attitudes and practices to usher spiritual relaxation into the Sabbath and every other day of the week.

Braddy's message is much-needed in our busy culture. She strongly advocates that practicing a weekly Sabbath, though not...

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Shhhhhh, don't tell! I have a secret. Did you know that La Fogata could quite possibly be the best Mexican food in Fort Wayne I have ever tried? Tucked quietly away off of the main drag on Bluffton road, La Fogata is ready to serve you a taste of truly authentic Mexican food.

You can expect to be greeted with helpful and attentive service whether you are dining in or carrying out. Either way, as you peruse the menu, sit back and enjoy the genuine Mexican music while surrounded by the colorful...

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"Be sure your sins will find you out." That's what the Good Book says, and my mother quoted those words to me a lot while I was growing up. In fact, she once arranged for the public demonstration of this proverb. I'm just glad I wasn't on the receiving end of her righteous indignation.

I was in the seventh grade, and someone was habitually stealing my lunch from my classroom cubby. When I returned to retrieve my peanut butter and jelly sandwich each day, I would find the brown paper sack long...

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If you're starting out as an investor, you might be feeling overwhelmed. After all, it seems like there's just so much to know. How can you get enough of a handle on basic investment concepts so that you're comfortable in making well-informed choices?

Actually, you can get a good grip on the investment process by becoming familiar with a few basic concepts, such as these:

•Stocks versus Bonds — When you buy stocks, or stock-based investments, you are buying ownership shares in companies...

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The family road trip disaster comedy is a tried and true framework for a summer movie, from National Lampoon to Little Miss Sunshine. We're the Millers tries to put a new spin on the story by taking a quartet of misfits masquerading as a family on the road as they smuggle pot across the U.S.-Mexico border.

It all starts when a big-hearted dork, Kenny (Will Poulter), and his pot dealer neighbor, David (Jason Sudeikis), defend a runaway girl from a group of thugs. Kenny naively reveals that...

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