Wednesday, February 1 2023 - 7:43 AM

Reasons to Live

Running Forward

girl running

I was never a gifted athlete.  I was one of those kids assigned to a team in elementary school gym class when the options dwindled. …

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Politics and Jesus

Voting

Most of my Christian friends are Republican. They think the opposition is the devil. They think the only people worth voting for are Christians, regardless …

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Digging Out the Truth

woman bowed in prayer

Can you imagine if everything you focused your mind on today was captured on film and made into a vast collage—hanging out there for all …

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Painful Learning

baby just born

With my first pregnancy and delivery, I got my Ph.D. in pain. Looking back now, what makes me most sad is remembering how innocent I …

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A Life of Purpose

At 55 I found myself alone, my life seemingly without purpose. As a single mom for many years, just keeping myself and my four sons …

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The Color of Contentment

girl writing on a pad and thinking

How do we achieve contentment? People have asked this question since the beginning of time. Families that live in mansions are sometimes miserable, while the …

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