Six months ago, Jessi saw through the dirt and the injuries and the illness and asked this sweet pup one simple question that changed all three of our lives.
Place me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm; for love is as strong as death, its jealousy unyielding as the grave. It burns like … Continue reading Love
A dictionary, a textbook, a faith community, Twitter, and the United States tax code all have completely different definitions of religion, so it’s hard to know where to start. I see two definitions at work in my immediate context though…
So much feels wrong with the world around us,
so much feels wrong with the world inside us,
but in all this darkness, there is still a light.
Hope always shows up where it’s least expected.
I had a lot of confidence issues as a kid. With bad acne, fluctuating weight, and just an all-around lack of cool, I looked for ways to compensate, and unfortunately, … Continue reading Maybe We’re Not the Underdogs
It seems like the Christmas shopping season is starting earlier and earlier every year. The Starbucks holiday cup is out by late October. Stores already have their Christmas sections up … Continue reading In Defense of Black Friday
While the vodka martini might spend more time in the spotlight nowadays, the original martini involved gin and sweet vermouth. Check out the recipe, and click here for the history!
Who is God to you? It can be a surprisingly tough question since we’ve all been told so many different answers over the years. Churches, parents, teachers, friends— all the … Continue reading Images of God
For a little bit of background on the martini’s history, click here. A party guest requested a dirty dry martini; check out the video to find out what that means … Continue reading The Vodka Martini