Today we lost the election.

Oct 7

Today we lost the election. And by “we” I don’t mean Republicans or Democrats. I mean Americans. Heck, truth be told, we’ve lost a lot more than that. Election day is almost a month away, yet this country is stuck … Continue reading

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Never Say #Never…Trump

Sep 24

Just as people confuse patriotism with faith, I wonder if we sometimes confuse faith with patriotism. I confess that, at times, I may have confused the two. And yet, despite the two being separate, God can use any situation, including … Continue reading

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Avoiding New Year’s Resolution Regret

Dec 29

This week, I was all in my head, once again, wrestling with the mounting responsibilities of life, concerns, and to-dos—not to mention the personal goals I’d set for myself. And with talk of New Year’s resolutions rearing its ugly head, … Continue reading

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American Political Arena or Modern-Day Roman Colosseum?

Dec 9

In today’s arena of ideas, character assassinations have become the quickest and most effective way to take out political opponents. Labeling their ideas “anti-American” is a good starting point in getting the public’s attention, but it will in no way … Continue reading

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Dear Anna Duggar, Like you, may we learn to inhale grace.

Aug 27

Dear Anna Duggar, My hope is that by now you’ve cut yourself off from social media and the litany of voices criticizing your decision to stay with your husband despite the horrible things he has done. Not that you’ve really … Continue reading

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Dear Parents, Let Miley Cyrus be a lesson to us

Aug 26

Do you hear that? Could it be the overwhelming public adoration for a music artist who used her spotlight at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) this Sunday to highlight a social cause close to her heart? Nope. Never mind. … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions: Let’s get spiritual, spiritual…

Dec 28

It’s that time of year when every magazine begins touting its bulge busting tips for the New Year. Headlines promising to help us “Drop Two Sizes” and “Shrink that Belly” give us hope that someday we’ll fit back into those … Continue reading

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Naughty or Nice, Jesus Came for All

Oct 29

Being a Christian, it has always puzzled me as to why so many of us celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ the way in which we do. Given what scripture says about shepherds tending to their … Continue reading

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Why I’m Removing Facebook From My Mobile Device

Aug 25

For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. Galatians 5:13 (ESV) Facebook is an incredible tool. It connects family members far and wide. … Continue reading

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Surviving Jagger

May 29

There are seasons in life when you feel like all is well—you’re thriving. Yet often we don’t even realize we are thriving until something, or someone, forces us into survival mode. For me, that someone is my two-year old son … Continue reading

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