Dance & Detox: Sabbath (Command 4)

DANCE & DETOX: SABBATH (COMMANDMENT IV) You know what the worst thing about Chick-fil-a is?  …that I can’t get it on Sundays. Is anyone else a fan of the Chick-fil-a Chicken Sandwich? Or Waffle Fries? Or that fresh-squeezed lemonade?Or those crazy-brilliant milkshakes?(Especially that peppermint one …

When God Says “No”

When you become a parent, you’re suddenly confronted with a breathtaking amount of parenting advice. Some of this advice comes unsolicited from friends, family, or total strangers. Some of the advice is sought after—from those exact same groups… including total strangers in the form of …

Struggling into Life

We have a floppy baby. Our 11-month old daughter, Daisy, struggles with generalized low muscle tone or “hypotonia.” This means that her muscles are uncoordinated and her muscles tire out rather quickly. Everything is affected—from coordination of muscle groups to small muscles that help with …

Cusshole Confession

I was on break at work on Thursday when I read about the President’s genuinely atrocious remarks on immigration. Frustration and anger settled over me as I considered the layers of arrogance, callousness, and foolishness reflected by his words. And evidently I wasn’t alone. Everyone from journalists to …

More Than Us

We’re going to be in Luke 4 today. Today is the last Sunday in the season of Epiphany. This Wednesday is Ash Wednesday and it marks the beginning of the season of Lent— the season of sobering reflection that leads us to the crucifixion of …