The 10-Year Diagnosis
In 2007, during my first year of marriage, I became incredibly ill. My body unleashed attacks upon itself as an autoimmune disease viciously assailed my pancreas, intestines and finally, my entire colon.
The Faith of a Friend
He was a good guy. We got along well, he went to church with me and stood with me through a terrible health scare. When I came through it, he asked me to marry him. I said yes.
The Lunch Question
“What if God’s not real, Mommy?”
It was a question wedged somewhere between chicken nuggets and several asks for ice cream after lunch.
About ten years ago I was talking with my husband’s best friend, who told me of growing up in a children’s home in the Midwest. When he mentioned the name of the home, something clicked.
the turning point
It was sometime in the 90s. I was a single dad, not by choice. But here I was, with three young children just trying to hold on.
The Greatest Thing
A week later, she let me know she had gone to the doctor and was nine weeks along. She told me things were getting hectic and she would call me as soon as she could. One night, after I wrapped on a project and was headed back to North Hollywood, she called…
the uncomfortable nudge
It was two summers ago and I sensed God leading me to make a decision that honestly didn’t make any sense.
Cody Parkey Chooses Faith
Cody Parkey of the Chicago Bears lifted his index finger toward the heavens after missing what would have been the game-winning field goal…
The Girl in the store
She told the person on the phone she didn’t think that “this time,” she could hide the bruises her boyfriend gave her from her parents.
On a soccer field in Nicaragua, one moment changed my calling, and the direction of my life.
The Little Neighbor
We were eating dinner when she peeked in from the door which opens to our deck. At just four-years-old…
Faith: Lost and Found
This $20 bill took me back 20 years, to a day when I was a single dad with three kids. It was dinnertime and I was exhausted…
At the Cliffs
There was a time in my early 20s when I was rebelling against God, living life my own way. Honestly, I was angry…
Blind in the Parking Lot
While out shopping with two of my children, we headed to the parking lot and noticed a commotion with people staring…
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