What a Wonderful, Terrible, Holy World

What a Wonderful, Terrible, Holy World

“Daddy, some of these are terrifying. The colors are so beautiful.” My friend’s daughter lay nearby on a blanket as fireworks flash-banged in the sky above us. She was right. So many colors filled the sky, and it was breathtaking. I found myself whispering “wow” more times than I could count. I’m not always the […]

What Would You Do?

What Would You Do?

Oftentimes when I hear about a tragedy and learn intricate details of things that happened just prior to and right after the tragedy, everyone involved and how they acted or failed to act, I often ask myself what would you have done in that situation? Most of us have heard of tragedies taking place and […]

Today, Simply Pray

Today, Simply Pray

My heart is broken today, as it is many days the older I get. I see joy and beauty everywhere but also heartbreak and evil. It is work, concentrated effort some days to see the grace of God and the blessings he gives us constantly. It’s easy to get caught up in sorrow, especially when […]