40 days-Day 4 The article read like something you would expect in a foreign country… “The local investigation resulted after the Police Department became aware of a connection between a Massage parlor at 1234 Main Street in their city and another located at 1234 St. Andrews Drive, the neighboring town.. Arrested was Lucy Chang, who was … More Look Around You
40 days-Day 3 I travel across the country with my kids every year to visit our Texas family. We stop at rest stops, truck stops, gas stations and restaurants along the way (hellooooo Cracker Barrel and Chick-fil-a!). When I learned about the very real epidemic of sex trafficking here in the United States I couldn’t … More Sex Trafficking: Would you know it if you saw it?
40 days-Day 2 Every day I get an email, message or text with a link to a news article or blog that is warning young women about the latest entrapment strategies being used by traffickers. Some of them sound outlandish, but some do manage to make me stop and think maybe we should take it … More Not Just Urban Legends
Jesus loves the prostitute. Do you? … More Jesus Loves the Prostitute
Today is Fat Tuesday and it’s living up to it’s name. I am looking at my mid-life life and just sick. Sick over the ease and privilege in which I walk on a daily basis. Sick over the reality of suffering, slavery, and abuse that makes Fat Tuesday a far-off concept for millions of people. … More 40 Days
This week I’m writing at Foundling House! Please click here to hop on over, and take a look around while you are there. It’s full of wonderful writing, art, and music that I am sure you will enjoy!
I am so happy to share with you that I have joined the team of editors for the (awesome) website, Foundling House. Back in December, Adam Whipple reached out to me to consider the possibility and, after praying about it, I knew without a doubt that this was a great fit and even greater opportunity! … More An Announcement!
In the weeks since my book, Paper Dolls, was published I have had almost one hundred percent positive reviews. Not only has that been a big boost to my confidence, but it has also validated a decision I made early in the writing process: In my book…in my book that contains a clear presentation of … More Cuss Words & “Christian” Books
Jesus was not white. I remember the moment I realized that. I was watching a documentary many years ago about archeological evidence supporting the Bible. They were taking the Shroud of Turin and, from it, reconstructing what the Son of God might have looked at. Now, I realize that the details of his appearance are … More On Truth and Shedding False Filters
There is a part of me that wants to tell 2019, “Don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Then again, so many good and wonderful things were mixed among the hard that I cannot just make a blanket judgement of the year. 2019 brought deep heartache and deep joy. It was marked … More 2020: Word for the Year