Fighting for Life

Alison Stow

Every life has value. Fight for it.

Self: A Love-Hate Relationship

You know that character in your favorite TV show that you "love to hate?" A really shady guy, probably really good looking, charming, and yet descpicable. He's our favorite character, but man, we HATE THAT GUY. Enter, Self. Self is our fav...

Me Too

Two of the most powerful words in the English language in my humble opinion are these: "Me too." Of course, in solid American fashion, we have shortened it to "Same". Or lengthened it sometimes to "I know, right?" No one wants to feel th...

Kindness of Jesus

I got in my car to drive. Anywhere and nowhere. I just needed open space and speed. I needed relief from grief and I needed to breathe. I turned the corner out of my neighborhood and the sky opened up in front of me like the opening curtain of...

God of Miracles

I prayed for a miracle. I didn't get it. Or let's see. Maybe I didn't get it yet. Maybe the answer is "No". Maybe the miracle I prayed for was "outside of God's will." Maybe the non-miracle answer I got was better for me than the miracle I...

Petrichor

I love learning new words. I love words in general. I think in words. When I hear a word, I see it printed in my mind, not a picture of the thing, not at first. If the word generates an emotion or a sense besides a visual picture, it is that m...