For God so loved the world. Maybe the most well-known words from the sacred book I’ve been reading all my life. For God so loved the world. Six simple, monosyllabic words — but words that matter more than anything else that can be said about God. To borrow from the poet Christian Wyman, in this grain […]
I was as surprised as anyone that I woke up to the world going nuts about Skittles this morning. Yes, Skittles, the rainbow-colored,chewy, delicious candy. In case you missed it, Donald Trump Jr. sent out a tweet yesterday comparing refugees to poisoned Skittles.
Of all the stories I’ve told about the Invisible Girls, this is far and away one of my favorites! Especially this year, let’s think about what it means to be, and to care for, our country’s refugees. *** Two months after I met the Somali family, the older girls came home from school and told […]
I don’t have many words to describe the grief in my heart after what transpired around the world this weekend….with attacks in Beirut, Baghdad and Paris. I’ll try to write more later, but for now, I pray for Love to win in me, in you, and in the world. Will you pray with me? […]
There’s a drought in California right now. The drought’s been going on for a while now. It’s the worst one California’s had in decades. In January, the governor declared a drought emergency and asked residents to reduce their water consumption by 20% (which, for the average household, is about 72 gallons a day.) I moved […]