Antidote for Fear

Years ago, John and I witnessed a murder involving a mafia-type group. They knew where we lived. Through an informant, … More

Mind Control

There has always been injustice, inequality, untruth, and turmoil. These things can be Lord of my day unless I choose to … More

The Real Deal

“We’re retired,” John and I say to each other every Sunday afternoon, “for the next thirty-six hours.” And then we … More

Confessions of the Heart

An Open Letter of Confession: Our church is getting a new bathroom. Only those who’ve guzzled three cups of church … More

In Season

Summer, winter, spring and pumpkin. What’s not to love about Fall? Pulling out this season’s sweaters is like greeting old … More

Stranger Things

“Stranger danger” was a repeated discussion in our house when the kids were growing up. After one particularly arduous conversation … More

Sweet Life Lesson

I have been living in the dark ages; —like first-layer-of-an-Oreo-cookie-dark. Oh wait—I can’t say that anymore, based on the vanilla … More

Tribal Mentality

“I am SUCH a Loser,” I said to myself as I closed the book about a woman in Papua New … More