Last week, there was an intriguing Twitter conversation about the authority of women in the blogosphere. It was precipitated by this CT_Women blog, which asked the question, “Who’s in charge?” As a Twitter newbie, I was riveted almost as much as I was with the #thingsonlychristianwomenhear and #thingschristianwomenshouldhear conversations. I was fascinated by the variety of opinions… Continue reading The Machine
This was first published last summer as a guest post on my friend Lisa Michaels’ blog, “Fip Flops, Glitter, and Theology.” You can check it out here. I’m so appreciative to Lisa for asking me to write for her, and I thought it was something I should also post here. Some people call it… Continue reading The Body and the Blood
Oh, Thomas. For a thousand years, we’ve labeled you. We’ve called you “The Doubter,” been amazed at your lack of faith. And to be fair, your buddy John didn’t exactly paint you in the best of light. His story says you refused to believe until you could see and touch, and that’s all we seem… Continue reading I Doubt It
The prevailing thought seems to be that 2016 was a major dumpster fire that most of us would rather forget. We watched as the US political arena morphed into a reality TV show that no one really knew how to follow. Fake news became a thing. But even the fake news was preferable to the… Continue reading Worst. Year. Ever.
Stunned. The entire nation was stunned Tuesday night when we realized Donald Trump had won the Presidential Election. And by “stunned,” I mean that for both sides. Even Trump and his family as they watched seemed shocked. (blog.constitutioncenter.org) Let’s be honest, no one was really expecting this. Some were hoping for it, some were afraid… Continue reading United States of “What now?”
Dear America, It’s been a rough summer. Okay, I know that’s a major understatement. It’s been a heartbreaking, gut wrenching, “who are we and what are we doing” kind of summer. It’s been a summer where we’re afraid to turn on the television for fear of finding out someone else has died because of fear… Continue reading Voices Matter
It was an innocent little thing. You know those “Facebook memories” that pop up and tell you what was going on in your life on this day seven years ago? I love looking at those and seeing what dumb thing I said or what cute picture I posted of my kids. A couple of weeks… Continue reading Home is where the heart Is. No, really.