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December 27, 2019

What I love about Christianity is that it's the story of God becoming the solution to a problem that vexed even Him. Only He could fix it.

March 30, 2019

If you'd told me two years ago that today I would be a conservative who had abandoned feminism, I would have laughed at you and questioned whether you knew me at all. I wouldn't have believed you, not even (and especially) if my life depended on it. There was no way th...

December 24, 2018

Certain authoritarians who joined the #metoo movement have been sucking the fun out of culture, one icon at a time. This month, the religious-left aimed their judgmental gaze at Christmas. 

Apparently, the song Baby It's Cold Outside should be removed and...

June 10, 2018

No one knows what it's like to be you. Except for you, of course. If you have a partner or spouse, especially one who's empathetic, they come the closest to understanding what it's like walking in your shoes. But spouses love to assume they know what your thinking. The...

May 25, 2018

You may never have thought about the fact that country music is rural music. Distinct genres emerge from different regions across the U.S. showcasing cultural aspects of the U.S. (Bluegrass from Appalachia and The Blues from the deep south and Honka-tonk from the south...

May 22, 2018

One of the main characters in my book is a musician. This is part of a song he wrote... 

Your little light, oh, so bright

Filled the sky in my head with angel light

But, you killed the light, took it right out my head

When you let the devil dance in our bed

‘N he tries...

May 21, 2018

The setting for my book is the south and one of the threads I pull through the book is race. This song could be an anthem for the thread I've woven through it.

May 19, 2018

As social beings we are pretty easily persuaded, some of us more easily than others (eh-hem).

You probably share an opinion with the majority of people around you. You also hold your views for moral reasons. You're a good person, you just want what's best for everyone....

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