In the Flesh

Listen to Audio Healing happens gradually. Whether we’ve suffered a cut or broken a limb, our flesh takes time to mend.  The same can be said for our hearts. Neither mourning the loss of a loved one nor forgiving a betrayal happens in an instant. We cannot force the healing process. Oh, we can hinder…

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Christmas Lights, a Junkyard, and the Manger

Listen to the Audio My eyelids sprang open at three in the morning. Christmas morning. I was seven years old. My half brother Joel—already twelve and too cool for kid stuff—lay sleeping soundly next to me on a makeshift cot in the dining room. Fueled by the anticipation of Santa’s arrival and a record-shattering blood…

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