Choose to Stay Gold

I couldn’t help but listen as the young lady talked about her boyfriend’s brother who has an MBA and other credentials, but chose a job driving around the city delivering boxes of tea for $10 an hour. She groaned in frustration and disgust. She was fed up with her boyfriend’s support for his lazy brother […]

Book Review: The Sacrament of Happy

I received a digital copy of “The Sacrament of Happy” by Lisa Harper through NetGalley in exchange for a review. All opinions in this review are my own. Affiliate links are included below. Purchasing the book through these links adds no further cost to you, but may give me a small commission. While reading¬†The Sacrament […]

What’s My Part in the Big God Story?

Our kids at church have been learning about The Big God Story, a curriculum from Dr. Michelle Anthony. Whenever I teach, I also learn, but these lessons have shifted the way I think about God’s plans. God has a plan, doesn’t He, for us? A good, prosperous, and hopeful plan (Jeremiah 29:11). In God, we […]

Redefining Modesty

The other day, I wore a dress and stuck leftover rice in the refrigerator to keep it from spoiling. Spring has come. Officially, it came in March, but it’s just now the California sun is starting to show off, and that means Daisy Dukes and bikinis on top are about to show up. Every time […]