“They told her she had to text a naked picture of herself to a boy if she wanted to stay in the ‘cool’ friend group.” This is what the mother of a 13-year-old girl told me last weekend during her daughter’s Confirmation retreat. When her daughter refused to send the nude, she was kicked out of the group and has been struggling with bullying and depression ever since. Whether they are liberal or conservative, Christian or Jewish, Republican or Democrat, white, Latino, black,
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.