The thing we’ll regret from the legalization of same-sex marriage

Same-sex marriage is legalized–and I know we have all read 537 articles telling us so. This blog will make it 538. In all honesty, as soon as I heard the news I told myself under my breath, “I’m not writing about this one.” … Continue reading

Why ‘God will give you more than you can handle’ changed my life: And how it fixed Christmastime

It’s been nearly a year since I wrote God will give you more than you can handle. A whole year. I can hardly believe it. It still surfaces as one of my most-read blogs of all time and I don’t … Continue reading

Dying naturally is NOT undignified: What we can learn from Brittany Maynard

This is one of those blog posts where I’ve written the first sentence about thirteen different times and I’ve deleted it just as many times. Here goes sentence number fourteen. I think it’s because deep down inside I dread talking … Continue reading

It isn’t a sin to get mad at God

Here I sit in the early morning light and my whole house is still asleep except for me. There is a decorative pumpkin already on the coffee table and a candle that smells like cinnamon. And every now and then … Continue reading

The worth of an addict

“Just don’t show my face”. He said it almost immediately, before I even knew this would be much of a story. But it’s a story that needed to be told, with or without his picture. I’m an addict. This is Jay’s … Continue reading

Forgiving Cain: And everything else we owe to the undeserving

In the past, challenges have usually turned my mind toward Christ. But something that just happened recently turned my mind toward Cain as well.   Yes, that Cain.   The Cain who killed his brother thousands of years ago and has … Continue reading