Abide: Taking Up Faith

Fight, flight, or freeze.  Threats, stress, and pain come at us, and we either fight back. Flee the scene. Or freeze in place. Me, I’m the one who consistently left when things got rough. Too much tension and arguing? I’d hop in my car and hurry to my friend’s house. Too much accusation and pressure?Continue reading “Abide: Taking Up Faith”

Vote

I find it so tempting to hide from all-things media because of our current season’s divisive and even demeaning culture. Instead, I’ve chosen to lean-in and listen. And what I’ve heard more than anything is fear. Underlying the hate is fear of change. Underlying the mudslinging is fear of rejection. Underlying all the threats isContinue reading “Vote”