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.
It was Brennan’s birthday, 2019. I secured a last minute meeting with a very influential person in the Pennsylvania legislature and, despite it being his birthday, Brennan happily stayed home … Continue reading What Will Be Your Moment?
I saw a post on Facebook today that made me feel many things all at once. It was a post by a mom in a large Facebook group known for … Continue reading Comparison in Motherhood
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
As the sixth anniversary of Tori’s death quickly approaches (Sunday), and with the passing of my friend’s daughter Calliope yesterday, I have been reflecting a great deal on the beauty … Continue reading Triumph and Purpose After Tragedy
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’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.