The Man with 50 Kids {A Review}

No, he isn’t a shah with 23 wives and a palace to fill with his heirs.  And David Chalmers is hardly a womanizer with a baby mama in every state. Still, this single Australian teacher serves as a daddy-on-paper to over 50 kids around the globe. Any guesses? Alright, I’ll fill you in. You’ve heard […]

How the Aurora PD Learned to Laugh Again

In light of recent events, I thought I would repost an old blog from July 28, 2012. We certainly could use a reminder of good coming after evil and that the vast majority of our nation’s first responders are wonderful. In today’s 24/7 news cycle, bad news shouldn’t shock us. After all, that’s usually all we see. […]

Church Lessons

I grew up in church, and for me, that was a good thing. Those hideously bright red pews and carpet were the worst part; otherwise, I had a great time hanging out with my friends, going to Sunday School, volunteering in the nursery, acting in Christmas pageants, singing in Easter choir and chowing down at […]

Why We Sponsor Someone Else’s Child

Once upon a time, I spent 18 months and thousands of hours planning a 10k/5k race. I poured my heart and soul and every spare minute into it, not because I had oodles of free time, but because of these little dudes and ladies: These infants are part of Compassion International’s Child Survival Program — […]