Dear 2024: How America in 2017 Faced the Blackout

“Quit crying about slavery! It’s been gone 150 years!”

The other side:

“Quit crying about the Confederacy! It’s been gone 150 years!”

Maybe as we look up as light and dark collide, we’ll also listen.


The Mess I Am

My breath came in gasps. “Lord, it’s okay if people don’t like me. You are the only thing good about me. Everything good about me is because of You. I accept that I’m weak and foolish and nothing.”

Review of Egypt’s Sister

I first fell in love with the writing of Angela Hunt as a child when I read her classic, The Tale of the Three Trees. Recently when she shared her expertise as a guest on the Jerry Jenkins Writers Guild, I found I had more in common with her than I could’ve dreamed.

The Night I Disobeyed

I’d still keep it as my deep, dark secret, except that tonight I have that same burning “you have to share this.” Call me crazy. Maybe I am. But I’ve lived enough life now to know that God does move us. And we’re crazy not to listen when He speaks. 

Suffragettes, Hipsters, and Hope

Ever wonder how we got here? What changed the fanciful world from Anne Shirley’s Lake of Shining Waters to the ferocious world of Katniss Everdeen’s Hunger Games?

What was it about their mothers’ world that spurred 1900s women to don suffragette ribbons and attack police officers in their determination to open voting to women?