You know a book on marriage is bound to be of high quality when the forward is by Gary Thomas. After reading her first book “True Love Dates” and referring many people to it, and her blog by the... Continue Reading →
In the midst of celebrating athleticism, perseverance and unity came news of tragedy last month--a school shooting during the Olympics. Last year one was: in a wheel chair, in a bed with compound fractures, thinking of suicide, in the hospital for debilitating internal mysteries. One was born without 3 limbs, watched their closest friends blown to bits, was adopted, was told they'd never walk again due to a sudden illness, lost a parent...and now, some are Olympic athletes and champions while others have taken lives. The stories of redemption, overcoming the odds, dedicating their best efforts to those they still grieve are inspiring and we all stand to cheer the underdog winning! The stories of violence and lives lost make us hunker down, search for who is to blame and how to protect those we love...they leave us angry and defensive. What makes the difference?
I never intended to write this, but the thoughts are boiling over… For weeks people have been talking about this major astronomical event—a total solar eclipse visible from North America. People have paid huge amounts of money to camp in... Continue Reading →