Yesterday was the seventh anniversary of Tori’s death, caused by something we couldn’t stop or control. Yesterday, three sets of parents lost their children to something they couldn’t stop or … Continue reading Out of Control
Your Thoughts May Not Be Your Own
As I continue on through my graduate courses, I’ve been surprised at what I’ve learned that applies to life in general. This week, we were to watch a TEDx talk … Continue reading Your Thoughts May Not Be Your Own
Where the Solutions Are Found
I recently had the opportunity to speak during a Life Sciences PA event geared toward Patient Advocacy Groups. I was asked to share about my experience with SB983 and my … Continue reading Where the Solutions Are Found
“What Happened to Her?”
We always teach our children to be good sports, to compromise, and to resolve disagreements, but then we, as adults, do the opposite, especially when it comes to political beliefs. Why do we do this? Why do we perpetuate the very characteristics we seek to train out of our children? Even worse, we justify it with questionable arguments.
Partisanship Through the Lens of Morality
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.
What Will Be Your Moment?
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?
An Unwanted Journey: Part Two
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
An Unwanted Journey: Part One
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
Maybe there’s little to fear…
I have found myself so much more at peace since discovering this truth: The other party isn’t my enemy, isn’t out to destroy our country, and isn’t evil. It’s so … Continue reading Maybe there’s little to fear…
Taking Steps Toward Objectivity
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