Pray With Strangers–Even If You Don’t Really Want To

2018-02-12T15:58:42+00:00

She barely made our flight. Just before the plane door closed, she charged in, marching down the isle like a bulldozer. She wore a faded Def Leppard t-shirt, a puffy coat with a coffee stain, jeans that must've been two sizes too small and a menacing scowl. Surely, she won’t sit next to us, I thought [...]

Pray With Strangers–Even If You Don’t Really Want To 2018-02-12T15:58:42+00:00

What I Learned the Day I Died: Thoughts from Mark Russell

2017-11-20T08:13:11+00:00

His heart just stopped. There was no warning. No time to yell out for help. Suddenly, everything went black. Mark Russell--one of the officials, a city councilman, and my dear friend--crumpled over, lifeless, on the sideline of the football field in the Madison Academy-McCallie game, August 25th. I sat in the stands, watching in horror, [...]

What I Learned the Day I Died: Thoughts from Mark Russell 2017-11-20T08:13:11+00:00

7 Things to Do When a Friend Hurts You

2017-11-05T16:34:04+00:00

I didn’t see it coming. We were at a fancy brunch, sipping coffee and having a good time, when out of the blue a friend threw a sucker punch that knocked me upside the head and then sliced deep into my heart. I stood there, inwardly wounded and bleeding, understanding firsthand why a wound from [...]

7 Things to Do When a Friend Hurts You 2017-11-05T16:34:04+00:00