Why I Can’t Celebrate Christmas

Honestly, I could end this post in a few lines. Fire in Oakland. Chapecoense football team.  Genocide in Syria. Bombings in Germany.  Explosions in Mexico. Attacks in Pakistan. Post-election America.  Add to this your own personal pains – the passing of loved ones, loss of opportunities, stresses of life – and they still wonder whyContinue reading “Why I Can’t Celebrate Christmas”

5 Ways To Share Your Beliefs Without Being a Jerk

Right + Rude = Wrong. Someone mentioned that to me and it has stuck ever since. The counsel is timely, especially in circles where truth claims are criticized and those who express them, in extreme cases, are dismissed as anachronistic. But is there a way to share your convictions without being snooty or insular? HereContinue reading “5 Ways To Share Your Beliefs Without Being a Jerk”