Citizenship

There is a lot about immigration and refugees in the news these days. I’m very familiar with the sensation of being far from one’s home country and living in a strange land. There’s a lot of paperwork involved just to be able to stay a short time. Many years ago, I tried to get citizenship … More Citizenship

Born upside down

I have recently finished reading Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton. I’ve heard it quoted all my life, but never took the plunge in reading it. I will tell you, it’s not for the fainthearted. Long paragraphs, no white space, and complex ideas make it a challenge to read, but so worth the effort, for it is … More Born upside down

No hashtag needed

I’ve fallen prey. I cannot lie. I’ve used hashtags in my posts on Instagram and Facebook. It’s amazing how our culture influences us and changes us. I don’t think I could have told you what a #hashtag was in 2009, when I came back home after twenty years abroad; yet now they seem to move … More No hashtag needed

Brain Food

Though my body leans toward obesity, my brain has been malnourished. This past weekend, I decided to do something about it — I went to an apologetics conference. People that know me know that I don’t do a lot of “just fun” things for myself. I go to work, church and write. That’s about the … More Brain Food

This is my story

I was on the road today to share with a church in Cleveland, Tennessee. Southern Baptists are so good to not only pray and give to missions, locally, statewide, nationally and globally, but to seek out real-live people to share with their congregations, in order to put a face to what they are a part … More This is my story

Good News

I should never be amazed, but I find myself so, by the goodness of God. He not only showers me with mercies that are new every morning, but he brings me reasons to rejoice, even when I feel pulled down by the troubles of the day. I won’t go into the troubles, but will share … More Good News