BC & AD: His Story

History is divided between BC and AD. The dates labeled BC (before Christ) take place before Jesus was born, and those labeled AD come from Latin Anno Domini meaning “In the year of Our Lord.” There is not a zero year, so the year AD 1 immediately follows the year 1 BC. And for any others who may at time struggle with this numbering… Read More

it’s more than feeling sorry

“Tell Tommy you’re sorry you hit him.” That’s how we learned to say we’re sorry–our parents taught us behaviors. Unfortunately, our feelings (Were we really sorry?) didn’t always match the act. We said we were sorry so we could get back to playing. We obeyed the rules and continued doing our own thing. The truth is,… Read More

What should my scandalous life look like?

The Merriam-Webster online dictionary gives this full definition of scandal: a :  discredit brought upon religion by unseemly conduct in a religious person b :  conduct that causes or encourages a lapse of faith or of religious obedience in another loss of or damage to reputation caused by actual or apparent violation of morality or propriety : disgrace a : … Read More

“Are you the one?”

I have a need to know, to understand how and why, to figure out how things work, to comprehend the ins and outs of people’s thinking, including my own. I love the light-bulb moment when all is illuminated, when things make sense, when I can see how we got from there to here. And so… Read More