Rawlins Gilliland Homelessness: Putting A Human Face On An Inhuman Condition By Rawlins Gilliland • Jan 21, 2014 Homelessness is an abstract news story to most of us. But commentator Rawlins Gilliland explains how coming to know someone homeless has made it personal to him. Watch For The Look Of Love. It's All Around You. By Rawlins Gilliland • Dec 17, 2013 As we celebrate the holiday season, commentator Rawlins Gilliland reflects on the many faces of life and love. During Busy Holiday Season, Marvel At The Poetry Of Life By Rawlins Gilliland • Nov 19, 2013 As the holiday season begins to escalate, commentator Rawlins Gilliland sees poetry all around us. The Day Kennedy Died In Dallas By Rawlins Gilliland • Oct 15, 2013 As the world acknowledges the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination in Dallas, commentator Rawlins Gilliland shares his memory of a thrilling day that turned tragic. After Fights Over Sharing Bathrooms And Dating Battles, Appreciating Sibling Rivalry By Rawlins Gilliland • Sep 17, 2013 Many of us grow up sharing a home with sisters and brothers, but commentator Rawlins Gilliland says it sometimes seems the only thing we have in common is our parents. Here's To The Class of '63 By Rawlins Gilliland • Aug 20, 2013 Millions of American students are returning to school this time of year. Commentator Rawlins Gilliland will be among them, 50 years after graduation from his North Dallas High School. The Poet Who Knew George Wallace By Rawlins Gilliland • Jul 23, 2013 50 years ago, then-Alabama Governor George Wallace pledged "segregation forever!" He later did just the opposite, and commentator Rawlins Gilliland was there to witness some of the change. Moonstruck With Poetic Passions By Rawlins Gilliland • Jun 18, 2013 The Summer Solstice on June 21 celebrates the year’s longest day. But commentator Rawlins Gilliland says he longs for life after dark. Commentary: A Cottage For Sale By Rawlins Gilliland • May 21, 2013 While many of us think the world of drugs is a foreign war, commentator Rawlins Gilliland says the heavy combat hits close to home. Defining Love And Marriage By Rawlins Gilliland • Apr 18, 2013 While many Americans question the definition of marriage, commentator Rawlins Gilliland says there’s no question how he defines love. The Before And After Club By Rawlins Gilliland • Mar 19, 2013 In life, we can expect to bury a parent, suffer a job loss or a failed marriage. But commentator Rawlins Gilliland ponders when something that only happens to ‘other people’ happens to us. America's Next "Greatest Generation?" By Rawlins Gilliland • Feb 19, 2013 While many question the future of the American dream, commentator Rawlins Gilliland reflects on how he believes our newest generations will rank as its guardians. Depression: A Glimpse Inside By Rawlins Gilliland • Jan 15, 2013 Most of us are reluctant to acknowledge personal issues regarding mental health, but commentator Rawlins Gilliland believes denial is a grave concern. Homeless For The Holidays By Rawlins Gilliland • Dec 18, 2012 While holiday traditions celebrate family and friends, commentator Rawlins Gilliland shares how Christmas became the catalyst for him to reach a mentally lost and homeless soul. Thankful And Thoughtful By Rawlins Gilliland • Nov 20, 2012 As Thanksgiving approaches, commentator Rawlins Gilliland is thankful for thoughtful inspirations. Rawlins Gilliland: Voter Apathy A record number of Texans have registered to vote in the November election. But commentator Rawlins Gilliland wonders why some who could or should take part remain disengaged. Rawlins Gilliland: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Today’s theoretical advancements are profound but commentator Rawlins Gilliland suggests that historic precedent is a sobering remembrance of things past. Rawlins Gilliland: Gay Role Models - Only Time Will Tell? It’s human nature at any age to seek heroes with whom we self-identify. But commentator Rawlins Gilliland questions how this applies when would-be role models remain invisible. Rawlins Gilliland: God Bless eBay The national economy remains challenging with unemployment over eight percent. But commentator Rawlins Gilliland says he knows how some American manage when jobs are few. Rawlins Gilliland: Obscene And Not Heard The computer age revolutionized the ways children learn and communicate but commentator Rawlins Gilliland questions too much of a good thing. Rawlins Gilliland: Time Travel No one is immune to the aging process, but commentator Rawlins Gilliland says to remain viable, you can't observe life passively. Rawlins Gilliland: Should Diversity Be Earned? We've seen enormous advances for those denied equal access to the American dream. But Rawlins Gilliland asks if some missions to be inclusive have begun to backfire. Rawlins Gilliland: Life And Love Spring’s in the air - literally, in fact. On this actual first day of Spring, commentator and poet Rawlins Gilliland takes a fresh look at life and love. Rawlins Gilliland: Natural Vs. Applied Talents We’re all good at one thing or another, but said talents aren’t always recognized or appreciated. Here’s a commentary from Rawlins Gilliland. Rawlins Gilliland: Texas Women Speak Their Minds Our state has generated a long history of remarkable women and seventh-generation Texan Rawlins Gilliland says they’ve fascinated him throughout his life. Rawlins Gilliland: Holiday Incense And Sensibilities The holidays are a season of traditional comfort and joy. But Rawlins Gilliland believes that they're also a window open to the world as it was and might still be.