Our Seattle Children’s Nightmare…

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Family

This year marked the fifth anniversary of our time in PICU at Seattle Children’s, and I wanted to provide details that we hadn’t previously talked about outside of our family. In part I wanted to do as a sort of catharsis, but also because unless issues are brought to light, they are not fixed…and there […]

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The Visible Community: Bonhoeffer

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Faith, Family, Politics

In his book The Cost of Discipleship, Bonhoeffer puts forth an intriguing proposition. He suggests that the one of the fundamental characteristics of the Body of Christ (the Church) is that it is a visible community. I think in the midst of government-forced COVID restrictions against the church, his words have great implications for the […]

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Another Word for the Church…

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Faith, Family

This time, from AlfonZo Rachel: (I’ll eventually fix the resolution…in the meantime, you have to click into the post to view.)  

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The Shepherd’s Tools

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Faith

Sheep aren’t nearly as dumb as we’ve made them out to be in stories and political comparisons. But they are a herd animal, to a fault. And they are utterly defenseless. They were, and to some extent still are in some areas of the world, relied on for food and clothing. Because of their importance […]

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Evaluate Advice: Not All is Equal

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Faith, Family

Lots of people are willing to give advice, even when not asked for. Sometimes it’s not what you want to hear, sometimes it’s exactly what you need to hear, and sometimes it really makes you wonder about the person giving it. I wouldn’t be so bold as to assume what advice may or may not […]

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Redesign in progress…

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Blog

Yes, all prior posts have in fact been moved off the front site (and their old locations). Have no fear, they will return, but on the Archives page, arranged by date, and then once recrawled and reindexed, available directly as well from search engines.

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