Well, it's that time of year again. The time of year where we put trees up in our living rooms and decorate them with pretty baubles and sparkly lights. The time of year where we wrap boxes in garish paper, top them with bows or wrap them in ribbons and put them under that… Continue reading The Origins of Christmas
On Thursday afternoon, November 12 two suicide bombers entered a busy open air market in the Bourj al-Barajneh district in Beirut, Lebanon and detonated their bombs, killing 43 people and injuring another 239. A third bomber was killed before detonating his bomb. On Friday, November 13 a suicide bomber detonated a bomb inside the… Continue reading Behind the Book: Islam and Christianity
My day begins just like everyone else's. I get up at 7 a.m. get my kids up, hop on facebook and check my updates, get my kids up again, make them breakfast, help to find shoes, backpacks and hair brushes, and wave them onto the bus "Bye! Love you! See you tonight!" Then, depending… Continue reading The Hidden Ones: My Life With an Invisible Illness
We've all seen it. The meme that inevitably pops up on social media after a mass shooting or some other random and tragic act of violence at a school and sticks around for a few weeks like a bad cold. "God, why do you allow such violence in schools? Because I'm not allowed in… Continue reading Is God Allowed in Schools?
Lately we've heard a lot about sin. With the recent Supreme Court ruling making same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states and the leaking of videos that seem to show employees of Planned Parenthood selling fetal tissue to the highest bidder and the Pope turning the Catholic church on it's head sin is all over… Continue reading Sin and the Modern Christian
I was raised in a casual sort of faith. My mom's family are all believer's but they don't adhere to a certain denomination but my dad's family are Mormon. In fact, my late Grandfather was a church elder and my Grandma - even though she's 87 and can't actually attend anymore - is still active… Continue reading Finding the Common Ground
This week we're going to be looking at Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders but since Mr. Sanders' voting history goes back 24 years, we're going to be doing his a little differently. Instead of covering the entire history like I've done with previous candidates, I'm just going to be covering the last 6 years or… Continue reading The Race For the White House 2016: Who is Bernie Sanders?