Category Archives: Opinion

The Theology of Weather: Seeing God in the Elements (Snowy Day Thoughts)

As I write this, snowflakes are gently falling, and have been all day, in my corner of the beautiful Pacific Northwest. I still get giddy like a little kid when it snows. Even more so when the snow sticks to … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Santification

“The Lord works in mysterious ways.” This phrase, oft-used though it is, pertains to so many different situations. The mind and the ways of God are so incredible, there are really no words to describe them. “For My thoughts are … Continue reading

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Portion Control: A Key to Weight Loss

As time has marched on, a sad truth has sunk into my brain: how much I eat makes a huge difference in weight loss or gain. “Um, duh, Summer,” you might say. More specifically, watching the portions of what I … Continue reading

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My 2018 Running Goal: 500 miles. Action Plan Included. (Anyone want to join me?)

I’ve been on a journey of running for fitness off and on since high school. While I haven’t always been consistent, it is the one form of cardio that I always go back to. Partly because there aren’t many exercises … Continue reading

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What My Blog is About

I often get asked what my blog is about. Here is a brief answer. Continue reading

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I’m Sorry, You Apologized for WHAT?? A Brief Look at Our Over-Apologizing Culture

I can’t tell you how it started. I can tell you that once I noticed it, it was everywhere, and impossible to ignore. Not to mention, a little upsetting. The overuse of “I’m sorry.” I was formerly a power-user of … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Critics of #ThoughtsAndPrayers

Right after the tragic church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas in early November, social media was flooded with the usual chorus of people posting “sending thoughts and prayers” to the victims and their families. This is an entirely normal reaction … Continue reading

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