Pro-lifers, Don’t Forget to Speak Life Online

On January 22, my social media feed blew up with sonograms, pregnant bellies, and cherub-like baby faces. When I read the accompanying posts, I was disturbed by the incongruity of such sweet images paired with words conveying fury, spite and vitriol. The passage of New York’s Reproductive Health Act on the anniversary of Roe v.Continue reading “Pro-lifers, Don’t Forget to Speak Life Online”

Why We Need to Fight for the Families in Our Communities

Our oldest son came to our family through adoption and, as a gift we don’t take for granted, enjoys a strong and affectionate relationship with his birth mother. To the best of his 7-year-old capacity, he understands that she made a difficult decision to offer him the greatest care possible through a secure family environment,Continue reading “Why We Need to Fight for the Families in Our Communities”

Dear Church: Carry light in your lament for our nation

Fury. Grief. An overwhelming number of sad and seething emojis. If my social media feed is any indication of greater societal trends, people in the wake of the election are bursting with emotions – most of which are in some way negative – and are voicing them every whichway possible. This has turned what is alreadyContinue reading “Dear Church: Carry light in your lament for our nation”