Baby girl, today you should be turning eight. Eight. It is unbelievable that I first held you in my arms that many years ago… …and even more unbelievable that I … Continue reading Eight
What I have come to see so clearly over the past few years is that this demonization of the other side is unfounded. It has to stop because it’s based on falsehoods and it is ruining us. It is breaking families apart – and the family is the very thing the American Evangelical Church proclaims is their priority. The politics being preached from the Far Right are undoing the very mission of the Church at a record pace.
When Tori passed away, Brennan and I made a commitment to always making March 27th a special, joy-filled day. After all, she’s having fun, so why shouldn’t we? We usually … Continue reading Six Years – Celebrating Tori
Six years ago today (at 9:05am) we said farewell to our beautiful daughter. That day, we went through the motions of implementing the decisions made months before – unwanted tasks … Continue reading Six Years – The Impact
I want to be upfront that what I’m about to say does not reflect our current church home – we are very grateful for the fact that they never bring … Continue reading An Unwanted Journey: Part Two
I am not afraid to be uncomfortable. I learned fourteen years ago to embrace it and even ask for it. I spent 2007 asking God to make me uncomfortable because … Continue reading An Unwanted Journey: Part One
When I feel offended by something or learn new information that goes against what I currently believe, I’ve learned to embrace this perfect opportunity to sit in that feeling for … Continue reading What I ask when I feel offended…
“I know more about Krabbe than I’ll ever know about Collin.” Kevin Cushman My friend, Kevin, made this statement at a recent Krabbe panel in which we both participated and … Continue reading There are Stories to Tell and Lives to Save
Immortality is a frequent topic in movies, books, and conversations. What would you do if you were immortal, if you were able to live on this earth forever? Would you … Continue reading Immortality? Pass.
I’ve been thinking about death more than usual over the past year. And it’s not what you may be thinking. It all started with Tori. Before her diagnosis I don’t … Continue reading The Brevity of Life