The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything

I was saddened last week to learn of the death of Stephen Hawking, one of history’s most eminent scientists. I admired his persistence and ability to overcome the devastating neurodegenerative condition that crippled his body and stole his speech. Yet, as much as I appreciated Hawking’s seemingly unquenchable search for knowledge, I strongly opposed his conclusions, which pointed to a universe without a creator.

Redeeming Ruth Releases Today!

Redeeming Ruth Releases Today!

Redeeming Ruth releases today! To help orphans and people with disabilities in Uganda, please buy my memoir today and help spread the word on social media. You have been part of our journey, now help us celebrate!

Redeeming Ruth Book Launch

Dear Readers and Subscribers, This bonus post is for you! In just five weeks, my memoir, “Redeeming Ruth: Everything Life Takes, Love Restores,” will be released by Hendrickson Publishers — and available wherever books are sold. I’m putting...

Love does what duty won’t

“What’s for dinner?” my husband, Dana, asked after work this week.
“Hardboiled eggs,” I said.
“And?” He looked at me funny.
“Just hard boiled eggs,” I said.

Trusting God when your heart is breaking

It was the last time I would ever be in my mother’s house. I’d been dreading this moment since she’d died 18 months before. Neither of us was prepared for her to go so quickly. Diagnosed with cancer in the middle of summer, she’d died six days before Christmas. Could I trust a God like this?

True love gives

I once read, that while most non-profit, charitable-type organizations begin with an honest effort to help others, a turning-point frequently comes at which they shift from their original purpose towards self-sustenance. That is, they exist to keep themselves in existence.