Family

November 03 2014

The Gift of a Finish Line

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This past October my paternal grandfather just stopped breathing one morning. He was 92. He had lived a full life and had spent a good deal of time with his family throughout retirement. We knew …

NBA Prayers and Christianity’s Milkshake

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“Did you think your song and dance and your superstition would help you, Eli? I am the Third Revelation! I am who the Lord has chosen!" Says Daniel Plainview, the oil tycoon, to Eli Sunday, the …

Family

October 30 2014

Stepping Into the Holy

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It washed over me in a flood yesterday afternoon: I really love my life. Even when it’s hard, even when things I did not choose interrupt my forward progress on the way to where I …

Beloved Dust: A Guest Post by Kyle Strobel

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Please welcome Kyle Strobel, co-author of the new Thomas Nelson release, Beloved Dust: Drawing Close to God by Discovering the Truth About Yourself. ***** I was overwhelmed. I had been sitting in my dorm room alone for …

Family

October 28 2014

Lament for a Memory

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The glow of petal pink and glitter sparkle are faded under a Gaussian blur of dust and years. The petals' edges have browned and curled a bit like the pages of an old well-loved book. …

Culture

October 28 2014

I Didn’t Speak Up

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Last month I stayed with an old grammar school classmate while on a road trip. Rachel moved out of state after 8th grade graduation but thanks to the magic of social media and technology, we've …

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