Finding Fun in Franklin During a Coronavirus Christmas

Finding Fun in Franklin During a Coronavirus Christmas

When I think about Christmas, several thoughts come to mind. Yes, it’s that time of year when life slows down a bit (or at least, life should slow down a bit) so we can celebrate the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ. It also brings on thoughts of family time and rest,...
When Your Loved One Deals With Depression

When Your Loved One Deals With Depression

Read the back story here. Read the follow up here. It’s kind of funny. Jaclyn has said that one of the things she found attractive about me when we met in college was a certain broodiness I carried. I was a bit quiet and mysterious. In reality, I was still learning to...
Broken is Beautiful

Broken is Beautiful

I used to think my story was kinda boring. You know… goody-two-shoes girl grows up in a happyish home, works hard in school, realizes at the age of 12 that something is missing in her life, asks Jesus to be her Lord and Savior during a 6th grade church lock-in,...
The Joy Set Before You: Why Joy is a Choice

The Joy Set Before You: Why Joy is a Choice

“Mom, you look sad.” That was a statement that our youngest son, Hunter, had made to me a few times over a period of a couple weeks. There was a lot on my mind for sure, and some of that stuff was really weighing on me, but had no idea that it showed on my face. I...
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