From God’s Vantage Point

As my sisters and I started getting older, my family began a new Christmas tradition. Since we were no longer children, we decided that instead of each of us buying every family member a big-item, super expensive gift, we would each draw one name from a hat and would...

The Same Grace

Growing up, I was all about basketball. Extremely competitive in nature, I worked hard on the fundamentals and conditioning not only during the regular seasons, but every summer I worked hard to get better. My older sister was my basketball mentor. While I was on a...

Reflect and Remember

Having just celebrated Thanksgiving, I am reminded why I love this holiday so much. Every fourth Thursday of each November in America, we give thanks. We have a federally recognized day on our yearly calendar, set aside for reflection about the things for which we are...

Where’s Your Focus?

  When I turned sixteen, I had saved enough money to buy my first car. It cost me less than $1000, had some rust, and yeah, occasionally had oil leaking out of the radio, but whatever; It was mine and I had the freedom to hop in that car and just go! Of course,...