The Creative Explorer

The Creative Explorer

In 1843, John C. Fremont, an explorer (and the namesake for the junior high school I attended), set off to explore the unknown once again. He had just returned from an expedition to Wyoming but was driven to see what was then called Oregon Country. He ended up...
The Devil Made Me

The Devil Made Me

When I was a child, my mom would jokingly say, “the devil made me do it,” whenever she ate too many cookies or splurged on something for herself. Many today think the devil is a joke or just a figure of speech and don’t fear the dark angel. It is often said, if you...
God Sees the Suffering Do You?

God Sees the Suffering Do You?

Mirror Mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?” Those are the words the evil queen and stepmother speaks into her magic mirror in the 1812 Grimm Brother’s fairytale of Snow White. We all look into mirrors often hoping to see someone else instead of the...
God Space

God Space

Author, Leonard Sweet said, “the difference between the words “nowhere” and “now here” is a space. We need to leave space for God’s justice. We need to step back and be clarifiers of God’s words and not become truth-tellers. When we choose to be truth-tellers, we get...