What if talents have been hidden or diminished just because we just didn’t believe we could or shouldn’t use our gifts?
My mother’s death occurred almost fifteen years before I learned about it. Her death was a news story. Murdered by a stalker while she lived in Miami. It occurred, of all days, on my ninth birthday, with me thankfully unaware. My mother was a stranger to me—both because of her absence and because of her… Continue reading Two Deaths and a Parking Lot
“...memory is our only true access to reality.” ― Blake Crouch, Recursion Can we stop our sinful patterns if we erase our memories? Two different storylines wrestle with this very question. The first is Veronica Roth’s Divergent series concerning a hated character named Peter. The second is a sci-fi series on Netflix called Dark Matter.… Continue reading Our Memory Makes Us
Recently Joshua Harris, author of the famous I Kissed Dating Goodbye, announced first his separation from his wife and then the fact that he no longer considers himself a believer. Lots of people have reasons why they think this has happened. I don’t pretend to know what is going on in his life, but I… Continue reading Faith Isn’t Pretending