Of Starving Hearts and Socialism

These are surface thoughts. Choppy fragments. This post is a muddled collection of concepts and ideas and questions I’ve been mulling over, but sometimes writing things out provides clarity. I guess we’ll see. Let me start with key words, in no particular order: foster care, adoption, government, socialism, Christianity, homes, love, church. These words tumblingContinue reading “Of Starving Hearts and Socialism”

Of Robin Hood and Revelation

Growing up, one of my favorite movies was Disney’s animated Robin Hood. As a parent, the classic is still in my collection–only I’ve upgraded from the chunky VHS to a DVD. The kids re-discovered it on our shelf this afternoon, and I got to sit and watch (most of it) with them. It’s been awhileContinue reading “Of Robin Hood and Revelation”

Of Vanishing Cows, Eczema and Gluttony

After months of unsuccessful attempts to find a “miracle cream” for my baby’s eczema, I decided to go for the inside-out approach: eliminate dairy from my diet. He’s an otherwise healthy, nursing baby, so it was worth a shot. I’m an all or nothing type, so for three weeks I religiously checked every food labelContinue reading “Of Vanishing Cows, Eczema and Gluttony”