Current Events · Daily Living

What Does Real Change Look Like in a Country of Privilege?

There comes a moment sometimes when you look around and realize just how privileged your life is. And I’m not talking about “white privilege” here. I’m talking about “American privilege.” I went on Unsplash to look for pictures for blog posts, and it just sort of hit me. Beautiful people looking at smart phones and… Continue reading What Does Real Change Look Like in a Country of Privilege?

Holidays · Poetry · Whispers of Faith

The Life of the True Light on Earth – Lenten Reflections

This month, I’ve been reading a chapter of Matthew each night to reflect more deeply on the life of Christ during this season of Lent. These poems have come as a result of those reflections.   Tried & Tempted, Victorious & Vigilant Matthew 4 Before ministry began, Christ the human Faced the desert temptation, Weak… Continue reading The Life of the True Light on Earth – Lenten Reflections

Bookish Delights · Children & Parenting · Current Events

Five Young Adult Books to Spark Conversation About Current Events

Children’s books have moved into the spotlight this past week with the announcement of Dr. Seuss Enterprises pulling six Dr. Seuss books from publication due to claims of racism. I’ll linger on that story long enough to say these few things: First of all, I’m just as much against banning books as I am against… Continue reading Five Young Adult Books to Spark Conversation About Current Events