It’s before 5 am. It’s before the time the cats will start to meow incessantly at me to put food in their bowl. It’s well before the time I have any intention of getting up for the day. Perhaps it’s my pregnant body or perhaps it’s the heaviness on my mind that keeps me awake.… Continue reading Flutters of Hope
I need to start with a confession: I have really been struggling with my faith in humanity lately. I have been struggling to trust authorities. I have been struggling not to lash out and blindly rage against the machine. I have been struggling against making categorical judgments for or against different groups of people. I… Continue reading Stumbling towards the Kingdom
Mark your calendars, put a reminder in your phone, write it on your hand: Saturday is free comic book day! Go to your local game store to capitalize on this annual day of joy! If you live in the Charleston, WV area, go to The Rifleman on the west side. It looks like they might… Continue reading Who doesn’t want a free comic book?
With all of the storm and tornado damage throughout the south of the US, I wanted to make you aware of a very good way of offering your support to the communities most hurt by the damage. For those who don’t know, UMCOR is the United Methodist Committee on Relief and they work around the… Continue reading Giving generously
Last night I woke up somewhere between 1-2 am, and as usual, when I wake up in the middle of the night, I tend to grab my phone to check the time and then hop on Facebook for a few minutes. Of course, it only took me a matter of seconds once I opened up… Continue reading The Only Death Worth Celebrating