If the fruits of your actions are death, how can you claim to be following God?
Do we really want to boil God’s power down to a weather report?
Sometimes we need something to hold.
We like to remember the resurrection. But are we forgetting that there was a time when Jesus was dead?
We’re often told that trails can make our faith stronger, but what does that strong faith look like?
I’ve been thinking about Leelah Alcorn a lot over the past few days. It saddens me to no end that yet another transgender person has felt so alone that she believed that her only release was death. I hate that it took her death for her to be seen as the woman that she was.
And I’ll be honest, I’ve been thinking about her mom a lot as well. Thinking about what it’s like to lose a child to suicide and to bear the weight of responsibility for that.
My mom worked in a nursing home almost my entire life. Every few months after school, we would go over to “the home” and help decorate for the upcoming holiday. We would sing and play for the hymn sings. On Mondays we would go help my mom bring residents to the activity center for the […]