You Were Made for More


The stunning brunette caught my eye as she staggered through the campus lawn in her stiletto ankle boots. Her blue eyes were glassy. Her speech slurred. In one hand she held a cigarette, in the other a champagne bottle. She tipped the bottle up and polished off the rest of it with several loud gulps [...]

You Were Made for More2020-02-08T21:40:29-05:00

10 Ways to Keep It Together When Your Life Falls Apart


In an ugly fit of rage, I set out alone at midnight to retrieve my car on foot. A major thunderstorm was brewing, but I was so mad I didn’t care. I just wanted to get my car back as soon as possible. My boyfriend had borrowed it and failed to return it, again. My [...]

10 Ways to Keep It Together When Your Life Falls Apart2020-03-11T00:59:43-05:00

Should You Observe Lent This Year?


Have you ever noticed how some people have ashes smudged on their foreheads on Ash Wednesday? Having grown up in the deep South in a fundamental church, the practice seems, well . . . kind of strange. This year, many will begin Ash Wednesday with an early morning service. It’s a solemn occasion, focused on repentance and [...]

Should You Observe Lent This Year?2019-04-11T20:35:55-05:00