It really doesn’t matter who gets elected

The political fervor is in full swing across the United States… and whether you’re voting Hillary or Trump or Johnson or McMullin or #GiantMeteor2016, you’ve heard a million reasons why your vote is wrong and how your candidate is going to destroy America. My Facebook feed is full of things […]

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The Untold Secrets of the Proverbs 31 Woman

What Does It Mean to be the Salt of the Earth?

My favorite grocery store has an incredible variety of salt. There’s your ordinary sea salt but then there’s amazing varieties I’d never seen before. Pink sea salt from the Himalayas. Black sea salt from Hawaii. A strange pearly-looking variety from India. There are even some smoked and flavored varieties. It’s […]

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An Unexpected Blessing

“I’m from Child Protective Services.” I stared back at her in dumbfounded shock for a moment. Quickly, confusion yielded to chaos. Waves of emotion flooded over me, dragging me down into instant despair. As uncontrollable sobs wracked my body, I doubled over and nearly collapsed in the doorway. Each labored […]

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Learning to Let It Go

There’s a reason so many people resonate with the powerful anthem of Frozen – and it’s not because the movie allegedly promotes homosexuality, climate change or even Christianity. It’s because we all admire Elsa’s ability to accept herself and thereby shed her life of fear, shame and isolation. That’s it. […]

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The 10 Things I’m Most Grateful For

One of the things I am not grateful for is my tendency to procrastinate. Every day, I’ve watched as several of my friends diligently and thoughtfully share something that they are grateful for. Each and every day, I’ve decided to start doing this as well. I think through my post […]

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Satan is Like a Piñata

“I just thought of something!” Colby shouted, running down the hallway from his room. “Satan is like a piñata!” “What?!” “I just thought of this!” Colby exclaimed excitedly. “Satan is like a piñata because when we’re extra good it’s like we are hitting him with more sticks and that hurts […]

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