The truth is that the church ought to be the community in which people can ask the toughest questions and wrestle through the most difficult topics because it has the grace enough to push the edges and love enough to handle the tension.Read more "Benefit of a Doubt…"
There is an ever-present reality into which we can enter, a realm into which we are continually invited, where love wholly embraces, mends broken-hearts, births a new way of living, gives eyes to see people and the world differently, and changes each one of us in such a profound way that thanksgiving becomes the very essence of our being, and the perpetual outflow of our spirit.Read more "In All Things and With Every Breath…"
That is the great casualty of this life- we have become disconnected from this great embrace and allowed ourselves to be separated from the source of perfect freedom and perfect love. And it is this disconnection that, no matter the paths we have traveled or how it happened in each of our lives, has steadily closed us off from the life we were always meant to live, the life we were always meant to experience.Read more "Learning to See Beauty in the Wreckage…"
Living constantly in the burden and pain of our suffering can either become an end destination or a passageway for each of us.Read more "When Hope is Lost (A Lesson from Birds)…"
I ache because life can be so much better than what you are settling for.Read more "I Want a Better Life. Details Inside."
My son needs to hear the voice of his father shaping how he grows up viewing women and valuing relationships, but it is equally important for him to hear about sexuality from another perspective- a perspective that can only come from a mother.Read more "3 Reasons Every Mom Needs to Talk to Her Son About Porn…"
Either we positively and proactively face head-on the debasement and perversion that is desensitizing and dehumanizing our youth- or- we will soon face a generation that has lost it’s soul.Read more "How Porn is Stealing the Soul of a Generation"