Church

December 02 2014

‘Tis the Season

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  Where did the words go? I can’t seem to find them just now, though I’ve looked high and low. Not a one on my personal blog these days - nothin’. And not many tumbling around …

Family

December 01 2014

The Good That Is

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  The package arrived in July, maybe August. I don’t remember. The days after our son died were filled with sadness and I didn’t really pay attention to dates other than to mark off one week, …

Culture

December 01 2014

a christmas miracle

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It was the year when THE Christmas gift for little girls was a Cabbage Patch doll. What year was that? '83? '84? So you were maybe five or six... You wanted one soooo badly. You don't know what …

Church

December 01 2014

Confession and Me

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There wasn’t a specific person or sermon or cited scripture that I can remember as the turning point for me, but at some moment in my childhood, God stopped being all bubbles and glow. He …

Church

November 26 2014

Playing to Lose

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Here's the deal. I like romantic comedies, I really do. I realize some men will read such an admission and immediately get nervous, something about a man-card. Fellas, if that admission causes some disturbance in …

Editor Letter

November 25 2014

Mourning With the Mourners

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Friends, readers, and earnest grievers: I watched the news of Ferguson unfold last night on CNN. The prosecuting attorney, Robert McCulloch, walked to the podium and delivered a recitation of grand jury deliberations that ultimately ended …

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