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Write Your Heart Out

This week, I spent time with Leighton Ford in his Charlotte home. Leighton, now well into his eighties, married Billy Graham’s youngest sister,...

The Land of the Living

The Land of the Living

Friday 27th December 2013 started well. That night we were planning to go to a big surprise get together of family and friends for...

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5 Reasons Why I Hate Religion

I have a confession to make. To some it may sound shocking, especially considering I write faith based blog posts, but…. I hate religion. Now, before...

Wedding Night Anticipation

OH that look. You know it. The mesmerized groom gazing toward the place where his bride will emerge from. Enough with the procession...

When Hope is Hard

When Hope is Hard

The honest words that are coming out of me right now are a stark reality that is hard for me to deal with. In...

Calling Pitches

One of my new jobs in Tennessee is coaching baseball pitchers at a local high school.  The other night we played the top...

Making Parenthood Look Easy

Recently we attended a fundraiser at a (childless) cousin’s home. The event was a crawfish boil: low-stress, outdoors, and eat-on-your-own-time. She had asked me a couple...

The Importance of Listening

Today when walking down the corridor at work, I bumped into the specialist in paediatric palliative care who was enormously helpful to us in...

A Parenthesis

There is a verse in the Bible. When it comes to mind, I often forget where it is because it is in Numbers and...

From My Mother’s Womb

Guest post by Lori Travers

I was surprisingly struck in a place of pain today as the congregation bellowed out the worship song,  “No...

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