On Mass Shootings and Domestic Violence

“If I drive all the way up there, they better damn well let me see my son, or I’ll get a gun.” These words might have been ripped from the headlines of the recent mass shooting that happened in Texas, where an abusive husband attacked the church congregation his ex-in-laws attended.  At least 27 people…

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On Not Making a Difference

Peter Pan has returned home.  He left the way he came, with very little fanfare.  He didn’t say that he would miss us.  He just said goodbye and walked away. I still don’t know why he came in the first place. There has to be a reason. I just don’t know what it was. It’s…

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Connections in a Digital Age

Lately, I have been ruminating on the idea of connection in a digital world. I live and love via technology in so many ways: teaching online, skyping overseas, messaging across hundreds and thousands of miles, even forming new relationships through a screen. Mediated life can be a fascinating thing. We reveal ourselves through technology in…

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