2 a.m. Anxiety

2 a.m. Anxiety

Earlier this week I found myself awake in the middle of the night again, laying there in bed and worrying. I fretted about money: Would I be able to pay for next month’s utility bill? Did I pay this month’s credit card bill? How did I find myself...
From “Hi” to “I Do” in a Year

From “Hi” to “I Do” in a Year

I married her about a year after I first met her. I met her in church, and also saw her around the university campus, where she was a grad student and where I had some clients. A couple of months after I first saw her, and after we’d chatted some at...
Single Guy Living with a Widow

Single Guy Living with a Widow

This morning I read about a homeless man who imposed himself on an impoverished single woman — a widow with a son — asking her to feed him and provide him housing. He ends up staying in her home, in a room near the attic, for a while, regularly helping...
Without God …

Without God …

I sometimes enjoy reviewing Twitter’s “trending topics,” just to get an unfiltered sense of what folks from a broad variety of cultures and backgrounds are thinking. “Without God” was recently among Twitter’s top 10 trending topics....