Articles by Sonja Harris

NFL’s Questionable Patriotism

We live in a time of great confusion and unlimited stress.   We have experienced many natural disasters such as wildfires, hurricanes, and floods in a seemingly short time.  It seems that as a country we go from one crisis to another.  North Korea plans to nuke us with or without provocation.  The Mexican cartels are living in our midst and there seems to be no hiatus from the many foreigners who want to enter our country illegally.  Our survival instinct arises and departs as each crisis is seen as reconciled.  The one issue that seems to be alive and well…


The Progressives’ Distinct Manipulation of San Antonio and its School Districts

You might wonder how the Progressives came to power in San Antonio. How can a conservative city like San Antonio allow this to happen? A city where the Catholic cathedral sits across the street from City Hall and Commissioners Court and where the Catholic Archdiocese is headquartered. Conservatives have a way of complaining out loud to each other and taking absolutely no action on the issue. That would be the first guess, but San Antonio has a history of apathy, bordering on total disengagement from reality. Parents have a direct responsibility to protect their children regardless of who the attacker…


Seeking Jesus Part II

‘Seeking Jesus’ are utterly profound words.  This is a second in a series of our pilgrimage to the Holy Land.  A friend asked if I found everything as I expected….my answer to her was, “absolutely nothing” was what I expected…nothing! I have friends who have gone to the Holy Land and when I ask about the trip, their answers are, it was “wonderful”, “great”, and “beautiful”. Really, going to the Holy Land, the birthplace of Christ and one word describes it? Hopefully you will be able to see through my eyes the wondrous things I have seen and witnessed.  My…


An Act of Chaos, Disrespect, Cowardice, Vengeance, and Hatred

What happens when all signs of the Confederacy disappear?  Will we become a more peaceful, compassionate or even more civil society?  Will our history change for the better?  Will our past transgressions disappear?  I think not. It took one heinous act by a white supremacist killing nine innocent black people praying in a church to begin the domino effect to knock the confederate army to the ground.  The Governor of South Carolina thought that by removing the Confederate flag from the state capitol, peace would reign. During a press conference Governor Nikki Haley called for removal of the Confederate flag…


Seeking Jesus in the Holy Land

How does one go about seeking Jesus?  This is a story that I feel must be shared because at one time or another, I believe, all Christians seek truth, seek Jesus.   Bill and I had some choices to make in June prior to having our entire family visit us.  We had selected either a Mexico City tour of the museums or Washington DC to be at the opening of the ‘Art of Engagement’ Exhibit where one of my images was going to be on display. It was an unexpected chance.  A friend of many years, Mary Jane Fox, announced on…


Governor Abbott with no Challengers will Win Re-election

The historic Sunset Station in San Antonio was the setting for Governor Greg Abbott’s reelection announcement on Friday, July 14. The indoor venue was very welcoming as compared to the broiling sun at La Villita, where he announced his bid for governor in 2014.  The governor’s daughter, Audrey, gave an impressive introduction by saying that “there is no place like Texas and there is no Governor like Gregg Abbott.”   She also emphasized that her dad loves all of Texas.  Her love and admiration was highlighted with her statement, “There is no better person to lead it than my dad.” With…


San Antonio: A Paradise for LGBTQ

San Antonio is fast becoming one of the premier LGBTQ cities in Texas.  No, not yet on the same scale as San Francisco or New Orleans, but moving fast towards this distinction. San Antonio’s 14th annual Gay Pride festival and parade was held at Crockett Park on July 1st. Julian Castro was the first San Antonio mayor to serve as Grand Marshal of this so-called Gay Pride Parade and newly elected mayor Ron Nirenberg is the second.   Nirenberg was not alone as he was in “good” company with transgender youths, Joe Maldonado, an 8 year old from Secaucus, New Jersey…


SB 4 Lawsuit and Ron Nirenberg Are Dangerous to San Antonio

San Antonio entered the battle on June 1st when Mayor Ivy Taylor was outvoted on the city council’s vote to sue Texas over the Sanctuary City bill,  Senate Bill 4.  Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, MALDEF, filed a lawsuit in federal court against the state of Texas, Governor Greg Abbott, and Attorney General Ken Paxton.  Plaintiffs included three non-profit organizations: Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education, La Union Del Pueblo Entero and the Workers Defense Project. It seems that SB4 has brought out the worst in people, especially those who don’t seem to connect criminal behavior with the illegals entering…


Raza Unida Social Justice Activist Receives Honorary Degree from OLLU

Our Lady of the Lake University honored one of their own!   The administration of the Sisters of Divine Providence must be quite enamored with the Castros and their progressive agenda because on May 14 they awarded an honorary Ph.D. to Rosie Castro, the mother of Julian and Joaquin Castro.   The Castro twins were introduced to the political arena and ‘Raza Unida’ at an early age by their very liberal mother. Julian Castro, former Mayor of San Antonio and a hard-nosed progressive, gave the commencement speech on May 14th to the graduates of OLLU, supposedly a Catholic institution!  The Vice President…


Why is Providence Catholic School Promoting Abortion by Way of Speakers and Honorees?

On April 1st Providence Catholic School held its Legacy Gala at the Hilton airport.  Individual seats went for $100.00 and table sponserships sold at $1,000.00.   The purpose was to raise funds for the Catholic school.  It is a preparatory school for girls with an enrollment of about 300 students ranging from 6th grade to 12th grade.  Since I’m a graduate and have two sisters who also graduated from Providence High School, as it was known when we attended, I have taken an interest in their total failure to promote true Catholic doctrine. My father worked hard to pay for our…