Well, I guess we’re staying…

It had been a while since I took a driver’s test. I got to feel like a frustrated teenager again at the beginning of summer as I waited for far too long to get in front of a computer and prove I’m worthy enough to keep driving after 19 years. When my...

I Left the Stove On… This is What Love Feels Like

When you go on vacation, do you ever have that nagging feeling that you left the stove on, or that you’re not entirely sure the neighbor kid is responsible enough to water the plants and take care of the dog, or that you could have serious identity theft waiting...

One Last Easter Egg

I could understand her desire to get outside. I mean, she had been cooped up for the past two-plus days–the latest casualty in a seemingly endless carousel of illness that has racked our family for the entire month of March. My middle daughter, Liberty,...

Moving Forward is a Messy Breakup

I’m not sure I know how to miss people the right way. Surfing the waves of relational transition doesn’t come naturally to me. There are a lot of reasons for this, but for starters, I’m just not particularly fond of this kind of change. I’ve...

Every Heart’s Light

What does it mean to be alive? What does creates and sustains LIFE? We don’t know what constitutes life, other than the fact that we know, right now, WE are alive. We think. We feel. We hurt. We dream. We love. From a scientific standpoint, we can discuss the...

2016: Rebuild

A few months ago, I found out that Donald Miller no longer sells his Storyline curriculum. For those of you who don’t know, Storyline is something that came out of Miller’s quest to turn Blue Like Jazz into a movie. He had to learn about what makes a good story to...