Trick-or-Treating Teens

Trick-or-Treating Teens

The trick-or-treating teens are holding onto one last scrap of their childhood. They're not out drugging or drinking. They want some candy and they usually don't have nice manners. Let's all give them the candy!!

My Testimony

My Testimony

We all have a story. It's our story. I don't have a great story. I wasn't a drug addict or prostitute or money launderer. I didn't overcome great obstacles to find God. I was like most people, most average people. Living life during the week while doing God mostly on...

The ‘Ferris Bueller’ Answer

The ‘Ferris Bueller’ Answer

My friend's son died by suicide. She's grappling with it. Publicly and heart wrenchingly on Facebook. Recently, she asked: If God answers prayers, and we’ve proven that he does, and I begged and pleaded with God to heal Joseph, but his healing was to return him to...

Love in Disagreement

Love in Disagreement

We can't make the mistake of thinking that agreement is a sign of acceptance. It's not. You can accept someone, and not agree with them on everything. Likewise, we can't think that because a friend voted for a politician, liked a celebrity or befriended another person...

One Moment…

One Moment…

One moment you're posting a cute dog picture on fb and the next, you're not here. A high school connection of mine passed away quite suddenly. It's always shocking when it's unexpected and a peer. So, savor every sweet moment in life! Even the not-so-sweet ones!...

The Enemy’s Playground

The Enemy’s Playground

Vote Democrat. Vote Republican. But, don't tell me that one is "godly" or more "loving." There's no perfect politician, no perfect person, only Jesus. Wrapping up energy in fighting against one politician or the other, or one political fight or the other, is the...

Name-Calling is Not a Political Stance

Name-Calling is Not a Political Stance

I think as a society we risk doing more harm than good when valid critique of policy is not met with honest debate but instead with personal attacks and name-calling. Imagine being a white person who judges on character not on skin tone or culture, and simply because...

Too Much Facebook…

Too Much Facebook…

A friend mentioned how "political" I am. Well, yeah, I have some strong views. She asked me why I was always posting political stuff on fb. I was like, WHAAT?!!? I didn't think I did. Because I like facts rather than perceptions, I analyzed my posts from the current...

Summer Reads 2019

GREAT SUMMER READS (or, if you're like me, *listens* on Audible)! WHAT ARE YOURS?!?!? "Where the Crawdads Sing" (Delia Owens) just finished this superb novel. Gripping and great, get it! "Of Mess and Moxie" (Jen Hatmaker) Authentic, Christian, and crunchy. Says for...

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