Saving our kid’s lives

Stories like this really hit home for me right now. My daughter is 12 and just started middle school. She’s the same age as Rebecca Ann Sedwick, the Florida girl who was literally bullied to death. I’ve known kids and of kids who have made decisions like this to end the pain. I personally believe we…

Faith is kind of like driving in the fog

The thought recently occurred to me that faith — particularly faith in God, but it can be in anything unseen — is tantamount to driving in a thick fog. Those who live in regions and have to drive where the fog is thick enough to obscure the view past the end of your car’s hood…

The light that illumines mountains

The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera. I like this quote by famed photographer Dorothea Lange because of its simple truthfulness. Have you ever stopped to notice how light is sometimes more beautiful when contrasted by darkness? This occurred to me yesterday morning as the sun began to…

Treat depression like cancer: purposeful

I’ve not had cancer, though I do know cancer victims. It’s an insidious disease that robs people of life. My purpose here is not to make light of cancer, but to help people understand that there is another form of cancer eating away at people and the cure requires treatment that is just as aggressive…