Tag Archive: life

I see dead people

I grew up in a funeral home, where on any given day maybe 12 feet away from where my siblings and I were eating, watching TV, doing homework, or arguing about whose turn… Continue reading

We’re just not that into him

It was a quickie wedding. The groom had been waiting a long time to make her his bride, but when she finally said ‘Yes’ she insisted on a short, civil ceremony and wanted… Continue reading

Where’s the line? What’s the linchpin?

Let’s take a trip up the canal. It’s not very long, but it’ll take nine months. A child at the moment of birth, but still in the womb, looks exactly like the child… Continue reading

Please, please, please look…and see

Warning: This post contains a photo of an aborted child. I laid awake in bed last night trying to figure out how to communicate the horror of crushing and tearing little babies to… Continue reading

Are you ready?

Are you ready? Are you ready for this new year just begun? Ready to actualize that new attitude…new resolve…new you? Maybe you’re like, I am so ready…bring it on…this is the year. But… Continue reading

We must believe the bad to experience the good

  “I’ve got good news and bad news.” Oh, the fearful, suspended anticipation such an announcement tends to create in us. Will the good outweigh the bad, or will the bad totally ruin… Continue reading

O tidings of comfort and joy

  If we had a Christmas wish list of the gifts we would like to receive as followers of Christ, it would definitely include freedom from suffering and pain. Wouldn’t that be a… Continue reading

Living without fear

It’s a jungle out there. Life is positively Amazonian . . . a winding, never-ending thicket of dangerous possibilities. Terrorist attacks, neighborhood crime, vehicular accidents, deadly germs, medical mistakes. It’s enough to keep… Continue reading

Dumpster children and mandatory marriage

Tomorrow I will be voting for candidates whom I believe are more likely than their opponent to uphold traditional values, and I implore you to do the same. In the fight for the… Continue reading

The battle for life is identification

  It’s kind of amazing how far those who support the right to unrestricted abortion will go to justify killing unborn children. Here’s a bit of what I’ve encountered on Twitter recently:  … Continue reading

Sin, suffering, and salvation

Donald Trump is a sorry sinner. Sorry as in, pretty pathetic, though one can hope that he’s sorry as in, I really shouldn’t have done that. Either way, there are a lot of… Continue reading

The hope of happiness

In the debate over same-sex marriage and homosexuality, just as in other issues about which people disagree, the answer to one question will mostly determine which side one will support:Or perhaps more specifically,… Continue reading

Imagine there’s no heaven…or Super Bowl

Imagine there’s no heaven. It’s easy if you try. Have you ever? No hell below us…above us only sky. Imagine no heaven or hell, and no religion too. John Lennon said it’s not… Continue reading

Slavery, submission, and sonship

This month I celebrate 31 years as a willing slave. Crazy, no? No, and this post from August of 2015 will explain why. When the 13 colonies declared their independence from Great Britain… Continue reading

The Trade, Chapter 14

Click here for Chapter 1 Ruth’s father turned away from the guard and looked out the window, contemplating how unusual it must seem that he was hoping and praying his daughter would go… Continue reading