Unconditional love has always been something I have struggled to understand. How could anyone love someone without limits or conditions? To be honest, up until two years ago when I rededicated my life to Christ, I had never felt worthy of any sort of love, let alone the unconditional love of … [Read more...] about What is True Wellness? Jennifer, Actor
Recently, I had a fight with my husband over something. It doesn’t matter what—in this case, I had been wronged. (There are lots of times when I have wronged him in our marriage as well. Obviously.) I woke up at 4:00 in the morning, steaming. Finally, I sat up in bed. My husband woke and asked if … [Read more...] about Racism and Repentance
My high school physics teacher was always better off topic. Don’t get me wrong. His physics mattered and had a real energy. Yet the man’s exceptional capacity to tell a good story about his college pranks and his eccentric professors had a greater pull on us. We ambushed him with questions … [Read more...] about Live Your Story
This a time like no other that we are living in. I know for some people this has been a blessed relief from their usual busyness and hectic schedules, but for others it has been a stressful and demanding time. I heard someone say that we are all in the same storm together, but we are not in the same … [Read more...] about Green Meadows and Peaceful Streams
Looking back, if I could rewrite my life story into something that was easier and more pleasant, I honestly don’t think I would. My faith would still be existent, but I don’t think it would be nearly as strong. When I was in the 5th grade I was in a nearly fatal car accident. Though I was lucky … [Read more...] about What is True Wellness? Emma, School Psychologist
These are unusual times. Or maybe these times are highlighting usual truths that are not usually noticed. Crisis has a way of pinpointing troubles and triumphs, deep in the heart, unheeded. It’s not the first time I’ve been in crisis. It’s not the second. But I find each new time I’m at a … [Read more...] about Prison or Palace?