Columbine Mom Forgives

Columbine Mom Forgives

The night before two ruthless teens blasted through Columbine High School on a shooting and bombing massacre, 16-year-old John Tomlin was refurbishing the bed of his beloved 1985 Chevy pickup. When John parked his classic ride in the school parking lot the next...
Easter Memories and Mess Ups

Easter Memories and Mess Ups

Easter in the good ole days. Do you have favorite Easter memories as a kid? Chocolate bunnies. Jelly beans. Dyed eggs. Easter egg hunts. Church. Festive family meal. All of these and more come to mind when I think of Easter growing up in our farming community. And of...
Unusual Love Letters

Unusual Love Letters

True love and writing love letters can be a bit tricky. If you reveal your heart too soon, will he or she walk the other way? What if your beloved thinks your prose needs some grammar help? Have I got a story of unusual love letters for you! I think you’ll appreciate...
Practicing the Habit of Forgiveness

Practicing the Habit of Forgiveness

For this article about his marriage and life on the rocks, my friend Tez Brooks won honorable mention for Best Inspirational Article in the 2018 Writer’s Digest contest. I appreciate Tez’ candor and authenticity in the struggle, and I think you will too....