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On Being Okay with Whatever Happens

On Being Okay with Whatever Happens

One of the biggest challenges of being a Christian – maybe even a human – is relinquishing control. I don’t mean personal control over things like the words we speak, our reactions or behavior, although, those can be challenging too. Rather, it’s the things that […]

The Stories We Tell Ourselves

  A few months ago I watched the HBO documentary series Farrow vs Allen. I’ve never been a big Woody Allen fan. Since Mia Farrow was in a lot of Woody Allen films, I haven’t seen her in much beyond Rosemary’s Baby. And I think […]

The Source of my Shame

The Source of my Shame

  It’s been 2 1/2 years – years! – since I wrote anything here.  Because in all honesty, I’ve been broken.  I’ve been living with a weird kind of grief and I’ve been living with a secret shame.  But I can’t keep hiding behind my […]

Hope for Parents of Prodigals

I have a love/hate relationship with Facebook.  Despite my misgivings about it, it remains one of the few ways I can keep in touch with friends and family I might not otherwise connect with on a regular basis. To that end, I still log in, […]