Take 5 with author Mesu Andrews (Love Amid the Ashes)

In her first book, Love Amid the Ashes (read review) author Mesu Andrews tackles the story of Job, perhaps Scripture’s second-most famous story on suffering (the first being Jesus, of course).  In excruciating detail, Andrews articulates Job’s trials—the smell and seepage from his physical wounds, the agony of loss, and yes, his restoration by God. Continue reading “Take 5 with author Mesu Andrews (Love Amid the Ashes)”

Book Review:: Love Amid the Ashes by Mesu Andrews

By Donna Landis Oh, the book of Job. You know THAT one. The beginning is very interesting with all of that dialogue between God and Satan and the end is great when everything that has taken away from Job is restored. But the middle is ripe with complaining, suffering, questioning, and wondering about God. YetContinue reading “Book Review:: Love Amid the Ashes by Mesu Andrews”

Why do gay people need to be married?

I’m serious; that is the question.  See, I can understand two homosexuals wanting to be united to show their love and commitment to one another through a ceremony of sorts.  I acknowledge that same-sex couples want a legal union that allows one’s partner to visit his or her beloved in the hospital, allows a partnerContinue reading “Why do gay people need to be married?”

She’s Just A Weed

By Amy Sondova As I was walking around the outside of the old Bethlehem Steel Plant today, I came upon a few dandelions growing among the weeds and trash that now litters the land that once proudly held a captain of industry. I had to stop and take a picture of the this dandelion andContinue reading “She’s Just A Weed”

Does Marines Abuse of Puppy Indicate More?

I grew up around a lot of animals–turtles, hamsters, dogs, snakes, elephants, lions, and walruses to name a few (OK, I made up the elephants, lions, and walruses). Whether a squirrel in the park or the cat in our house (that won’t stay off the counter), animals are a part of our everyday lives. ManyContinue reading “Does Marines Abuse of Puppy Indicate More?”