Through the glass window beside our front door, I caught a glimpse of a spider hard at work beneath the glow of our porch light. She was hustling. It seemed she was just beginning the work on what would be a beautiful, strong web by morning. I paused to watch her strategy. At times it … Continue reading Mama, You’re Free
I've heard it countless times before: "Christians are hypocrites." To which I agree. A true follower of Christ should openly admit to this any day - that to a spectator, where we land sometimes falls short of what we strive for. In order to fully accept Jesus, one needs to fully understand their profound need … Continue reading When You’re Hurt By The Church
Having grown up in the Church, I have heard what I like to call the “Priority Mantra” more times than I can count. This is the principle that our major life priorities should fall in this order: God first, spouse second, children third. It always seemed like a simple concept, and one which made complete … Continue reading Who Holds Your Heart?
"Mommy, mommy!" a little girl shouted from across the aisle. "Look mommy! The ocean! A speedboat! Look how big and still and blue it is..." and her voice trailed off in wonder. Our plane was ascending rapidly, engines blazing out of LAX to avoid the smoke from the ever-growing wildfires. I quickly slid my window … Continue reading Oceans and Wildfires