Today marks the 70th anniversary of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s hanging at the hands of the Third Reich. Bonhoeffer is remembered for his brazen opposition to the rise of the Nazis, and his involvement in the conspiracy to assassinate Adolf Hitler, in an effort to eradicate the wickedness of the movement that was murdering millions of innocent […]


It’s been one of those mornings with little voices rising early, and cranky. Where patience is tried and I’m found wanting. Where my words are too curt, and I see all too clearly the warning that what proceeds from the mouth comes from the heart. My heart wanders far from the grace I’ve been given, […]

Progressivism is marked by it’s central point of being “forward moving”, and it is birthed from the premise that the future holds better things, that as time progresses humanity improves. I have a problem with this premise. It simply isn’t true. You cannot tell me that humanity has really improved. Because with each advancement that […]


A recent bill to put funding towards helping victims of sex trafficking was halted in the U.S. Senate today. The bill would have created funding for victims of sex trafficking by the fees collected from sex trafficking predators. This seems like kind of a no-brainer right? So why was the Senate split 55 to 43? I really […]


My husband is entering his final year of medical school; suffering, death, illness, these are common topics of conversations for us. The reality of death and human suffering is one he meets daily, and it’s one I’ve been witness to again and again in my short life. Being human includes death, it’s unavoidable, and for many suffering […]


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