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August 23, 2017
The Old Woman Who Needed to Be Heard
Ben and I were letting the kids run around to stretch their legs somewhere in...
March 18, 2016
Carpe diem and Rest
My kids are sick. Nothing more than a cough and congestion, but some of them...
October 14, 2015
Why We Don’t Have “Best” Friends
My daughter, Ophelia, is nine years old. She is slipping out of childhood and into...
September 25, 2015
Hot Mess: A Reflection
I'm sitting down with a quad shot Cubano that I made with a fifteen dollar...
September 05, 2015
Lou Rhodes and Chicken Soup
It is raining outside, something the Northwest desperately needs right now. These are my favorite...
August 14, 2015
The Three Biggest Errors of Conservative Christians In Talking About Abortion
By Lincoln Davis Wilson The Planned Parenthood sting videos produced by the Center for Medical Progress...
August 06, 2015
Missing a Compassion Component
Written by AMG I am in my mid-forties and approaching an anniversary date from 25...
July 02, 2015
Look: Part Three in a Series on Modesty
Over the years, as I have read and listened, and processed commentaries on modesty, something,...
June 28, 2015
God created marriage. He created marriage to be between a man and a woman. Not...
June 23, 2015
Weak and Unashamed
I can't think clearly today. My whole body is sore. My head hurts. I'm not...
June 19, 2015
Jesus’ Eyes: Part Two in a Series on Modesty
Lust: a cornerstone in the modesty debate. One the one hand, we have the conservative...
June 12, 2015
To My Christian Brothers and Sisters Regarding Rachel Dozeal
As someone who struggles with mental illness, it sounds to me as though this woman...
March 31, 2015
You know that feeling when you are in labor, transition stage, I think they call...
November 13, 2014
Chronic Illness and Sin
If someone tells you that the reason you are hurting, the reason you are sick,...
September 23, 2014
When You’re Tired and Hurt or Answered Prayers 2014 No. 11
I was being careful, tending to my broken foot, my broken body. Hobbling around for...
September 04, 2014
Modesty of the Heart
Here’s a scenario: You and Jesus have the surfboards strapped to the top of the...
June 26, 2014
Confessing Our Sins Together
"Isn’t it a prick of insanity that we fear those who could do nothing...
June 23, 2014
Fighting My Goliath (aka Answered Prayer No. 7)
Recently on my Facebook page, I came out of the closet: I've been a slave...
June 13, 2014
This Gift is for Us
Earlier today I was reading 2 Chronicles 7. It is at the part where Solomon...
June 09, 2014
Sex, Drugs, Ink and Purity
Purity is not what you do or have done. It was not lost with how...
May 07, 2014
Answered Prayers 5 & 6
Today, last year, I wrote this regarding the death of my best friend: Since...
April 29, 2014
Forgiveness and Trust
Confusing forgiveness and trust means that forgiveness doesn’t actually have any teeth; it’s grace without...
April 15, 2014
Modest About Immodesty
It's time for Christian men to stop having immodest reactions to immodesty. Yes, female immodesty...
April 14, 2014
Other Side of Contentment
Most of us have been taught from childhood not to compare because it breeds discontentment...
March 29, 2014
Jesus promised the world would see him in our love for one another (John 13:35)....
March 20, 2014
Next time you are hurt by someone's unkind words, next time you feel judged, next...
February 18, 2014
Good Housekeeping: Making the Most of Your Mission Field
My head hits a mountain of clean laundry that is waiting to be folded on...
February 11, 2014
There’s no doubt that productively dealing with your inner critic or relational frustrations is a...
February 04, 2014
Answered Prayer No. 4
Today, I expected to see the lump that my doctor found a couple of weeks...
January 28, 2014
Free from Worry & Answered Prayer No. 3
I think perhaps the reason it is so easy for me to go sideways when...
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