I’ve felt compassion for – and grace toward – many decision-makers in our country lately. There’s one in particular with whom I feel a kinship of sorts because of how … Continue reading Being Misunderstood & Offering Grace
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
Don’t let someone’s failure in the past prevent you from seeing what could be a beautiful future.
Last week, a couple of friends asked me how I manage to remain fairly objective with my observations of current events and I have been thinking about it ever since. … Continue reading Taking Steps Toward Objectivity
We’ve all been in a situation where a friend or family member was hurting and we didn’t know what to do. Or, we’ve been the one hurting and our loved … Continue reading Book Review: “I Wish I Could Take Away Your Pain” by Brenda Seefeldt Amodea
And, if we move forward wisely, if we choose to learn and grow rather than continue to fight and divide, this could very well be the best thing to happen in our lifetime. This pandemic-filled, tension-ridden, politically crazy year very well may lead to a more beautiful, loving country than we have seen before.
The choice we make on how to move forward after the election is equally important to the choice we make on the ballot.
(Read Part One here) I was part of College Republicans all four years in college. I volunteered for many campaigns, from mayoral to presidential. I attended campaign training at Ronald … Continue reading Differences, Part Two
Last week I joked with some friends about how odd it was that my “assigned” Bible readings for several days in a row dealt with the brevity of life, the … Continue reading Life and Death