Tales about real life heroes are my favorites. There’s something about the depths of despair they encounter and the courage they muster in the face of crazy odds that ignites a noble place in me. I cheer for their success and, deep down, aspire...

In early 2011 I had a dream, and it changed me forever. It all started as I was hovering somewhere between sleep and consciousness… I was lost in a jostling, tight, suffocating throng. The crowd was pressing in with such force I couldn’t move. I recognized...

Lately I have been craving a good dose of writing from the Old Testament's Song of Songs to rescue me from my routine existence and draw me closer to my God who is passionate, creative and intimate. Like a favorite song, its poetry penetrates straight...

It was the most unlikely place to learn a life lesson. Accounting 101, Sophomore year. Since most of the time my brain thinks in words, not numbers, I really wasn’t looking forward to the class as I knew it was going to be an effort. At...

There’s been an accident. His voice was too calm, too measured. I knew this was not like the last accident when my husband called on his way home to say he had clipped the freeway divider. Even before hearing the details, my body began to shudder...