Resurrection Sunday

Isn’t Resurrection Sunday supposed to be filled with frilly Easter dresses, the serenity of an empty tomb, and joyful anticipation of our own ascension?….not dirty finger-nailed children, $700 car repair bills and little white shoes full of scuff marks (because you don’t know how to say no to three young girls dying to play dress-up…

Why I Don’t Like American Idol

‘American idol’ is Googled approximately FIVE MILLION times per month globally. I have this really pitiful love/hate relationship with talent shows.  For American Idol in particular, it just happens to be that I’ve more than slightly passed the age limit to audition.  Was I ever really seriously considering auditioning?  If you consider it serious that…

The Branded Me

‘branding strategies’ is Googled approximately 25 million times per month globally. In finally creating a blog, I realized that in order to “stand out,” I needed to brand myself.  It seems like for ANYTHING to be successful now-a-days, it needs an angle, a unique approach, a special identity, a catchy tagline, a very specific flavor…

I’m not Fun

‘how to be fun’ is Googled approximately 45 million times per month globally.  Hmmm….maybe I’m not the only one who’s NOT FUN!  There are fun people and then there are people who are not so fun.  I would really love to be classified as a fun, fun lovin’ person, but I’m pretty sure I don’t make…

Schizophrenic Christian

What stops me from sharing is that I’m unsure. Today, I’m very comfortable sharing my fundamental beliefs about Christianity. Today my faith feels very real. Tomorrow, I need to put my hands through Jesus’ sides to believe. And if I’m to believe, I need Jesus to visit my house like he visited Mary & Martha….