Once Upon a Time

When I was a child, I loved stories regarding princes, princesses, heroes and villains facing off in the ultimate battle of good vs. evil. I wanted to be a princess, a queen even, and have a kingdom all to myself. It seemed like a fantastic idea to have people – my people – look upContinue reading “Once Upon a Time”

How to know if someone is “the one”

There are a lot of questions when dating or talking to someone you are interested in.  In the beginning stages, you might think:  Do they like me?  Do they think I’m attractive?  Will they call me again?  Will they run the other way when they see the worst sides of myself?  Do I have somethingContinue reading “How to know if someone is “the one””

Apologetics 101

If theism (God exists) is a blue pair of glasses, atheism (There is no God) is a red pair, and pantheism (God equals the universe) is purple; how do we, who are seeing the color blue, explain the color blue to someone who can only see red?  Well, in the end, God himself has toContinue reading “Apologetics 101”

Escaping the whirlpool of worry

If you are anything like me, you worry about what you cannot control. You worry about things out of your reach. You worry about the unknown future, what tomorrow will bring, and sometimes, it becomes a tidal wave of turbulence that tends to knock your breath away. Have you ever been caught in a riptide?Continue reading “Escaping the whirlpool of worry”

On the altar of love

Easter may have looked different this year – yes. Virtual services, maybe a small family gathering for lunch depending on the level of lockdown your county or state is under and definitely no wide-scale egg hunt. But maybe… Easter was more intimate. You were able to share a special time with your immediate family andContinue reading “On the altar of love”

Breaking point

It’s to that point. You know what that point is for you. Some of us have been stuck at home for several weeks… Maybe the house feels crowded or maybe it feels lonely. Maybe we miss our friends. Our “normal” routines. Our “normal” lives. I’ve seen countless memes on Facebook and Instagram about the quarantineContinue reading “Breaking point”

A life-saving story

It was another cold, rainy day in Washington, D.C.  Steve, an African American in his late 40s, was making his usual rounds, picking up complete strangers, playing Christian music in the background, and trying his best to be genuinely nice to people he had never met and would probably never see again.  His Uber appContinue reading “A life-saving story”