Oh, for shame…

How about changing that phrase to “Oh, for¬†forgiveness?” It has been almost twenty years since I have been out of high school, and ten since I obtained my undergraduate degree. In a very short period of time in my late teens and early twenties, while I explored freedom with which I was wholly unacquainted, tried […]

Reject AND CORRECT Christian propaganda

When we hear the word “propaganda” we often think of political information.¬† We probably also think of the word in a negative light, as we know that opposing political factions produce and promote propaganda to advance their own causes and beliefs at the expense of others. We also know that propaganda tends to contain exaggerations, […]

Is your church…and home…and heart…A judgment-free zone?

A few years back I joined Planet Fitness. It was conveniently located a few minutes away from my job and I would use my lunch break to fit in a short workout. I absolutely loved it. I always left feeling better than when I’d first come in, which is why I’m looking forward to continuing […]

Abstinence and celibacy? Not cool, right???

Every now and then a bit of salacious gossip makes its way to my eyes and ears. I’m no fan of either Russell Wilson or Ciara, but the latest revelation about their relationship and people’s response to it definitely got my attention. I remember when Ciara first came out. Her first song was very catchy, […]

Sin as a chronic condition

At the doctor’s office where I work as a medical receptionist, patients often come in for what are termed “CCVs”. CCV stands for “chronic condition visit”. Certain chronic conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure and other conditions that have an increased risk of causing comorbid conditions require tight monitoring by one’s primary care physician. […]