Saving Yourself From a “Burned-out” Christmas (Busted Halo.com)

I think many of us feel like an old string of burned-out Christmas lights this time of year. What should be a time of joy can be dimmed by stress and busyness. It is often a time when the darkness of our grief and loneliness can seem insurmountable: We feel artificial, worn out, “lightless.”

Where was God last Friday? (Reflecting on the tragedy in Newtown) from Huffington Post

I stood in the hallway watching students file from school last Friday and shared the shock and horror brought on by the breaking news from Connecticut with my teaching colleagues.  As a father, my heart was broken over and over this weekend as each new little face, each family, every new angle of the story […]