Of Miles and Time

A few days ago, I passed a roadside monument that caught my attention. It was a once-white cross, now moss-covered and dangling at a treacherous angle. A bouquet of brown flowers had somehow clung tight to it through winter and now hung, withered and weightless, towards the earth. Unlike many roadside monuments, this one made me […]

The Conjuring (Magic 2)

You have to believe we are magic. Nothing can stand in our way. —From Magic, Olivia Newton John, written by John Ferrar I confess. I went to a psychic once. It was more of a diversion, really, a unique event to throw into the mix one year with my sisters, on Halloween. I’m not sure […]

Interview – Richard Wade (Part 2)

Hello, friends. I just got back from March for our Lives Milwaukee. What a brilliant display of courage and character here in my home state and around the world today! I’m proud of this nation’s youth and everyone who is listening to their wisdom. And now, as promised, I bring you part two of my […]

Is Humanism at Odds with Christianity?

   The purpose of my blog post last week was to shed some light on the somewhat obscure concept of Humanism. Today I’d like to address a concept I’ve heard mention of lately, the idea that Christians can also be Humanists. Is it possible? Humanism believes in a scientific approach to understanding life, placing importance […]

Family

I began this blog completely convinced that I wasn’t ready, and fairly certain no one would read it anyway.  Not even two months later, I have had the honor of connecting with readers throughout the entire world. So before I begin this week’s topic, I’d like to extend a very joyful welcome to each one […]

Brush

My daughter was strapped to a stretcher, the paramedics lifting her into an ambulance. Through the pulsing sensation of shock and the pounding of my heart, I had a fleeting thought. Who will I cry out to, now that I don’t believe? It was my first potentially life-altering experience as an ex-Christian, and it began […]