The mid-west polar vortex was a bit more than this missed-place southerner could handle. There is something not right about wind chills below zero and snow that stays around for … Continue reading Finally. Spring.
Over the last week news outlets have buzzed with the fallout surrounding the “alleged” racists comments of Clipper’s owner, Donald Sterling. Everyone from former NBA players and coaches to … Continue reading Captive
I don’t want perfect kids – or even perfect parties. I want kids of character. Character comes from the ways we handle imperfection in ourselves and in others.
If sharing a home with teenagers doesn’t make a person want to learn how to pray, I don’t know what will.
I’m not sure how it happened; however, I’m pretty sure that Berry used some sort of Jedi mind trick.
Last week the school where my sons attend held their first poetry festival. I must say that I was impressed. Students from Pre-K (that’s four-year olds) thru sixth grade recited … Continue reading Moving Kids Toward Wisdom
Not long ago I sat at my favorite coffee shop here in Charlottesville, VA. Across with me sat a man I have come to respect and appreciate – largely … Continue reading The Conclusion of Desire and the Kingdom
James K.A. Smith, a professor at Calvin College, in his book Desiring the Kingdom, made an enormous claim. He claims that all human beings – past, present and future –all … Continue reading Desire & The Kingdom – Part 1