Be Like My Mom

Be Like My Mom

Moms today are too anxious, and fueling their anxieties with pumpkin spice lattes and double Americanos. See, in my mom’s day, she didn’t supervise me at all. She put ‘Martini & Rossi’ in her coffee cup and thumbed through the latest issue...
Hope Inside Me: A 9/11 Recollection

Hope Inside Me: A 9/11 Recollection

I was on bedrest, lying on the couch. I had kissed hubby off to work, and my baby was kicking inside of me as I turned on the TV, which happened upon the WB channel. The screen showed a plane hitting the twin towers, and I thought, “What a stupid movie, that...
You Are Not A Group!

You Are Not A Group!

We live in an increasingly regimented world in which individualism is eschewed for group identity. No longer can we be known as our unique selves, but by which categories we belong. Christianity teaches the opposite!! We are individuals, wonderfully made by our...
The Other Side of the Fence

The Other Side of the Fence

The grass isn’t always greener. Sometimes we look at other professions and we think, “they have it so easy.” Or, we look at someone’s Disney pics on social media, and we say, “weren’t they just on vacation?” The truth is that...
Bye, NFL. I’ll Miss What You Were.

Bye, NFL. I’ll Miss What You Were.

I used to turn to the NFL for fun and excitement. It was my escape from the everyday grind and troubles of life. Football was a time to gather with friends, scarf down nachos and wings with our favorite libations, cheer for our teams and the players we loved, gripe at...