Peace be with you!


  • Fighting the Good FightOctober 28, 2016 - 6:59 am

    Peace be with you! I have a handful of letters scattered around my house waiting for me to rediscover them occasionally as I go about my activities. Somewhere in my office is a tattered postcard that my mom sent me when I first went to college in 2002. She writes about her first Christian booksellers […]

  • Freedom in ForgivenessJune 12, 2016 - 6:47 am

    Fourth Sunday of Pentecost: Galatians 2:1 5-21 and Luke 7:36-50 Peace be with you! In the musical Les Miserables, Jean Valjean is an ex-convict whose crime was stealing a piece of bread for a starving relative. Upon coming out of prison, Valjean is determined to turn away from the harsh life of prison and help […]

  • The Good News of Jesus Christ, not PeopleJune 5, 2016 - 6:50 am

    Big & Rich own the rights to the lyrics and music. Video found on YouTube:   Third Sunday of Pentecost: Galatians 1:11-24 Peace be with you! Have you ever watched a television evangelist preaching about fiery hell? “Call my 800 number to make a donation to [whatever “it” is] and receive answers to all your […]

  • Faithful Christian To-Do List to Enter the Kingdom of GodMay 29, 2016 - 2:31 pm

    Second Sunday after Pentecost: Galatians 1:1-12 Peace be with you! I begin my week by making my to-do list on Sunday evenings. I write down my appointments and meetings in brown. Then I write down what I need or would like to accomplish each day of the week—items in blue are household tasks; items in […]

  • Learning from the Holy SpiritMay 22, 2016 - 4:14 pm

    Trinity Sunday: Romans 5:1-5 and John 16:12-15 Peace be with you! In college, I studied direct marketing, and the professors did not use textbooks, because as soon as they were printed they would be outdated. Instead of textbooks, marketing professors required us to read articles from eMarketer and The New York Times to learn the […]

The Muse

  • Me After YouJune 21, 2016 - 5:44 pm

    My day begins with a gaze at a photograph … a memory from a few years ago when I reunited with Nathan, a childhood friend and my soulmate who died last October, after losing touch for a decade. For a moment, my eyes close to remember Nathan’s laugh, eyes, and smile. Then reality sets in […]

  • Never Mind the DoctorsMay 18, 2015 - 5:27 pm

    She was born into loving arms, parents who raised her as their own She was eighteen months old and the world was against her. She was labeled a nothing but heard a unique drum. She rolled over and laid in her mother’s arms. She enjoyed the freedom her four wheels gave her, as her four-legged […]

  • Cerebral Palsy is a BlessingMarch 25, 2015 - 2:17 pm

    Peace be with you, Cerebral Palsy! For almost thirty-two years, we have co-existed in the same body. You came into my physical body as an infliction from the devil—an attempt to steal my soul from God the Father. However, the Lord has used us to bring him glory. The devil’s attempt to make it difficult […]

  • Why do you feel I need your help?May 28, 2014 - 6:09 am

    I am determined to do [whatever “it” is] I can do independently, even if it looks a little odd or as if I am struggling. When I go shopping alone, sometimes I sense that the store workers are watching me and ready to pounce when I need help. Being watched as though I do not […]

  • Fighting the Guilt ComplexMay 21, 2014 - 6:03 am

    Cerebral Palsy often times gives a person a guilt complex for needing help to do the things she wants and needs to do. The guilt complex can drive a person into depression and make her withdraw from her family and friends. It takes a strong network of family and friends to get a person from […]


  • Introduction to Disability TheologyFebruary 9, 2016 - 7:14 am

    Disability theology interprets the biblical stories through the experiences of individuals with disabilities—broken bodies in one form or another—and examines the relationship between God and individuals with disabilities. According to, disability means “anything that disables or puts one at a disadvantage.” If this is true, then anyone can be disabled at any time. For […]

  • CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 90YOUR Freelance Editor: Rebecca Florence MillerMarch 17, 2014 - 6:06 pm

    My wonderful and talented friend, Rebecca Florence Miller, is my copy editor for God the Healer and is looking for extra work in the editing world. If you have seen the improvement in my writing over the past few years, let me tell you a secret: it’s Rebecca, not me. So if you are busy […]

  • Charity: Water – The Baptism of the Lord CampaignJanuary 11, 2014 - 9:55 pm

    For the next ninety days, I am challenging my readers to raise $1200 for Charity: Water to provide water systems in Rwanda, Uganda, India, Honduras, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Kenya, and Malawi. 800 million individuals around the world have no access to clean water. This means children drink and bathe in contaminated water, which means they cannot […]

  • Behavior CovenantNovember 28, 2010 - 9:06 pm

    First Corinthians 12:12-26:   Different Members in One Body   12:12 For just as the body is one and yet has many members, and all the members of the body – though many – are one body, so too is Christ. 12:13 For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body. Whether Jews or […]