One of my most vivid childhood memories is when I made a sign that said “Choose Life” for my teddy bear and brought him along to my first March for Life in Washington, D.C. I knew even then that I loved babies, born and unborn, and when I discovered that some people found their lives unworthy of protection, I was shocked and ready to change that. I remember listening to speakers at the rally before the March and feeling my heart stir within me. I remember the goosebu
A few weeks ago, Mike and I went to see the musical “Into the Woods” at the Kennedy Center. The talented troupe of actors put on a very entertaining performance. The play intertwines several popular fairytales but pushes the endings beyond “happily ever after.” In the end, tragedy strikes nearly every tale. Prince Charming cheats on Cinderella, Rapunzel is trampled to death by a giant, and many other misfortunes befall. It seemed that the main purpose of the show w
When I'm not wife-ing, mom-ing, or youth minister-ing, I enjoy writing. This blog is filled with my reflections on faith, culture, and the pursuit of holiness in the midst of everyday life.