When our favorite places burn


How much must God love us to let us go through this together? That’s the question I keep asking myself after the fire last night at Heartland. I don’t say that to minimize the importance of church buildings, or places in general. I’m actually extremely sentimental about places. God placed our souls in a body, [Read More...]

Dealing With The Holiday Blues

Lonely Santa girl

The holiday season seems to bring out the blue in all of us. I see it every year – shortly after Thanksgiving, and through the celebrations of the New Year, people struggle with a heaviness of heart. It’s virtually impossible to determine why. Yet, we try. Is it the solar index? Is it the bad [Read More...]

Enjoy The Holiday Season Without Guilt

Butter on a white background

I will exercise less this month. I will eat more butter. And I will feel less guilt about spending fewer minutes on the treadmill and more time at the table. These are a few of my resolutions for the month of December, and they’re largely inspired by Bernard Lagat. Lagat is an insanely fast runner. [Read More...]