A cake not turned

A cake not turned

Hosea 7:8 - I remember one of the first meals I ever made my wife Abby was a stuffed chicken dish. I prepped, stuffed, baked, and plated. It looked an...

July 19th, 2018 |  


1440 minutes: Making the most of your time

1440 minutes: Making the most of your time

Ephesians 5:15-17 “Therefore be careful how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise, making the most of your time, because the days are evil. So...

July 19th, 2018 |  


Pride on the inside

Pride on the inside

This month, I’m attending my first LGBT Pride as an openly queer woman. It’s a strangely emotional experience.Until last year, I thought I...

July 19th, 2018 |  



Ohio courts play important role for immigrant children

Ohio courts play important role for immigrant children

Starting in 2013, the United States has seen increased numbers of children fleeing Central and South American countries. Some enter the U.S. with fami...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Grounds for complaint

Grounds for complaint

Anyone who knows me fairly well, knows that I love coffee. It’s been my beverage of choice since I was 17 years old. I prefer it black and strai...

July 18th, 2018 |  


The New York Times is still getting the Bernie movement wrong

The New York Times is still getting the Bernie movement wrong

Before major news organizations pronounce someone dead, they ought to check the person’s pulse.Take, for example, a recent New York Times screed...

July 18th, 2018 |  


The term ‘Whitewash’ is coming back

The term ‘Whitewash’ is coming back

It seems to me that our American version of the English language is robust and resilient, that is, full of meaningful expressions and hardy enough to ...

July 17th, 2018 |  


Congress taking action to combat influx of fentanyl

Congress taking action to combat influx of fentanyl

Fentanyl, a synthetic form of heroin, has become the number one killer in Ohio’s opioid epidemic. Overdoses have overtaken car accidents and oth...

July 17th, 2018 |  


Medical pot raises many questions

Medical pot raises many questions

Medical marijuana will be legal in Ohio starting this September.While I support legalization — including for recreational use — I can̵...

July 15th, 2018 |  


What the Pledge means

What the Pledge means

You know the Pledge of Allegiance, probably by heart. You may recite it only occasionally, or get the chance several times a week. Sometimes, I’...

July 15th, 2018 |