Why Do I Still Need To Carry An Umbrella?

It’s like rain on your wedding day. It’s a free ride when you’ve already paid. It’s the good advice that you just didn’t take. Isn’t it ironic, don’t you think?           —“Ironic” by Alanis Morissette

No one wants to get married on a rainy day.

What’s so good about light?

The darkness was suffocating. We were exploring cave in Northern California as a family. After hiking a mile from the parking lot, we scrambled through the brush to the gaping entrance and began our descent.

A Powerful Voice

Every Friday evening, my family gathers for a movie. I make pizza, and we pick a film. Everyone grabs a slice and settles on the couch. When all is ready, …

Becoming Better People

As a child, I constructed a crude version of a telephone out of two soup cans and a string. Pulling the string taut between these cans allowed the string to …

Becoming Better Gods

Being the youngest of three children yields great advantages. My tired parents relented frequently, and gave me what I wanted. But when those parents left, one of the children was put in …