The Wreck and the Heroes On Tuesday, I was a witness to a horrific wreck. An elderly couple hit a young man who was traveling probably over 70 miles an hour. His car rolled about 5 times before coming to a stop. I pulled over, gave my phone to my girls to call 911, and then I ran as fast as I could across the … Continue reading Life (and Your Understanding) Can Change in a Brief Moment
There has been much controversy regarding the NFL players (and others) decision to take a knee, stay in the locker rooms, or worse yet sit on the ground doing whatever they feel like doing while the National Anthem is playing. Why the controversy? Aren’t we free to protest in any peaceful way we deem fit? Isn’t it better to do something peaceful instead of rioting … Continue reading Why Should We Respect the Flag?
Good morning! I have sat trying to write a prayer of the day but can’t seem to find the words. I want to talk about how difficult losing a loved one can be and how it can turn our lives upside down. I want to write about how losing someone we love can bring us to our knees begging for mercy or perhaps questioning our … Continue reading Prayer of the Day: Consolation and Hope
“Let us charge into the good fight with joy and love without being afraid of our enemies.” ~ St. John Climacus Good morning! I read this quote this morning and knew I needed to share it. As our world seems to spin out of control, I have no doubt that God cries along with each of us. As we destroy one another through violence and … Continue reading Prayer of the Day: Fight the Good Fight
Good morning! Psalm 73:26 reads, “My flesh and my heart may fail, But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.” I know that many of you are suffering right now. I know that there are things you hold in your heart that you do not share with others; things that keep you up at night with worry or with fear; things … Continue reading Prayer of the Day: Christ Heals the Broken-Hearted