People are crazy. When you’re a parent of school-age children, people are crazy. When you’re a teacher in the spring time, people are especially crazy. Coworkers are crazy. Friends are crazy. I myself am crazy. It’s dealing with this craziness that takes some effort. What do you do when people and their actions seem to … More Lessons in Grace: Combating Craziness by Calling People What They Are
I had a really cool Ash Wednesday I realize that Ash Wednesday isn’t supposed to be “cool,” in the way we normally describe things, but let me explain. Yesterday I got to meet a writer who I really admire. Like a millions-of-books-in-publication, award-winning, I’ve-read-them-all writer who I follow on Facebook and Twitter and borderline stalk. It … More Lent: 40+ Days of Searching for God’s Hidden Grace
I’ve seen this article posted a good 15-20 times in the last few days- The American Girl: Princess to Promiscuous…Why Our Daughters Are Having Sex. It has rubbed me the wrong way each time I’ve clicked it. (Yes, I continue to click it. I’m a glutton for punishment.) Anyway, the point of it is that if … More My Problems with the Promiscuous Princess
I think that it is only natural to ask God “why” when something like the Connecticut shooting happens. Most Christians would admit to questioning why God would allow such pain and suffering to occur. A mistake that people make, however, is saying that God is somehow behind what happened. That He is somehow to blame … More Where God Was and Is
So, I’m a part of an organization. I give this organization my hard-earned money that I make from my fulltime job. You wouldn’t believe what they turn around and do with it! They donate to programs that feed the poor, homeless, and hungry. These people have never done anything for me, and some of them … More A Compassionate Attitude Toward the Poor
I cannot get the Chick Fil A hoopla out of my mind. I know it’s only bothering me because I let it. I know that I am only responsible for my own actions and reactions. But there are so many things going through my head right now. Many of which can be read on this blog. You really … More Whatever you do unto the least of these……..