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 of Harper's Bazaar. We could...

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 can't...

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 every lifestyle and work-style choice...

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...

People Suck. Trust God.

People Suck. Trust God.

There are so many questions these days and so many problems to endure. 2020 has been a difficult year. The Coronavirus and Race Protests-that-turned-into-Riots have affected our lives in big and small ways. We're quarantined, there's no toilet paper, wine is for...

COVID-19 and #REOPEN America for Business

COVID-19 and #REOPEN America for Business

People ask why we can't just keep staying home since it "seems to be working." Well... IMO, we're going to have an explosion of cases whenever we open up again, because the idea behind stay-at-home was never to eradicate the virus, but rather to flatten the curve so...

Hope on the Horizon

Hope on the Horizon

COVID-19. People are freaking out. People are hoarding like it's the end of the world. The MSM is throwing gas on the fire. Politicians and others are stirring the fear pot for their own gain. Rumors are spreading like wildfire: we'll have martial law; or, grocery...

Porn in Schools…Assigned by the Teacher??

Apex, NC -- NSFW (Not Safe For Work) but Safe for High Schools? UPDATE: The principal at this school issued the following email to the parent in question: Apex Friendship High School English Dept. assigned the graphic novel, Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison...

March 4th = March Forth!

March 4th = March Forth!

I'd like to share a short testimony on how we MARCHED FORTH by following God's direction, and the impact it's had on my family. What is God telling YOU to DO this March 4th?? Where will YOU be marching?? My March 4th Story... 17 years ago today, we left our home in CA...

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