Celebrating Our Nation’s Accidental Heroes

It seems that every memorial day, bloggers from LA to New York write thousands of articles expounding the sacrifices of the men and women who died defending our nation. These articles ... Continue Reading →

Suicide: Understanding the Causes and Coping

In the mid-1990s, while teaching middle schoolers, we received news from a late arriving student that one of the 8th graders was hit by a car on his way to school less than ½ mile ... Continue Reading →

Evil

The Conductor proudly stepped up to the music stand, flipping his tuxedo tails as he tapped his baton to gain the orchestra’s attention. Prior to his arrival, the agents were testing ... Continue Reading →

Enduring and Persevering Through the Seasons of Your Life

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; A time to plant and a time to pluck up what is planted; A time to kill, ... Continue Reading →

Suicide Isn’t an Unpardonable Sin

There can be no doubt that suicide by our nation’s veterans has become a national emergency. There is even a hashtag for it (#22aday). It is on the national consciousness yet ... Continue Reading →

When Faith Seems Hard to Find

I called my grandmother on mother’s day and enjoyed a wonderful conversation with her.  She has such a bright spirit and an incredible zeal for God. I love listening to her many ... Continue Reading →

What is the Good Life?

For many of us, the concept of the “good life” is inexorably tied with having a life free from suffering and pain. We believe that a good life should be one of plenty and ... Continue Reading →