Dancing With Swords

Dancing With Swords

“Never give a sword to a man that can’t dance.” That’s an old Celtic saying I heard recently and it really got me thinking.  Now, the saying doesn’t mean what the surface suggests. The meaning is much deeper. According to John Eldridge, it’s the idea of not trusting...
In the Blink of an Eye

In the Blink of an Eye

  I was watching a movie the other night. In it, a character was talking about a child who had died far too soon. She said, “I see him running through wildflowers in heaven. He’s totally in the moment. Then, he turns and sees me and smiles. Then I realized that a...
Abortion and Miscarriage

Abortion and Miscarriage

Over the past few years I’ve had several conversations with people on both sides of the abortion issue. The farther one gets to either “wing” the more ridiculous the conversation gets. I think  most things are that way.  The ability to engage in meaningful dialogue...

The Collective “We”

I read a piece several days ago in which the writer framed her entire argument in a manner that has become quite irritating. The premise was pretty simple. She set a simple scenario in which there were two possibilities; one was her point of view and the other was the...
When the Truth Comes Out

When the Truth Comes Out

In the national conversation around abortion, like so many other topics, there is no conversation. Well, not really. There is shouting and anger and misinformation…but no real conversation. This should be disturbing no matter the topic. I am a firm believer in...