Spiritual Perfectionism

I’ve heard that the wise old owls at the American Psychiatric Association who revamp the diagnostic manual every ten years have considered a diagnosis of “perfectionism.” What do you think? …

God’s Love and My Flawed Marriage

My friend Harold called me about a month ago, asking, “Can you come speak on marriage at our church retreat? We have so many couples in crisis!” Hummmm, I thought. …

Intentional Dating

For many years I’ve actively advocated for sexual purity. Experiencing sexual love both the world’s way and God’s way turned me into a riotous supporter of God’s kind of romance. …

The Breathtaking Body

For a week in August the Montana mountains took my breath away, but the time came to leave paradise. The flight out of Bozeman connected in Salt Lake City, home …

My Brother the Ironman

Dear Friends, Today my 51 year-old brother completed the Cozumel, Mexico Ironman triathlon in 13 hours, 23 minutes, and 36 seconds. He finished 1069th among the nearly 2500 competitors and …

Maddie

Meet Madison. She’s my daughter Alison’s dog, on loan to me until Alison finds a permanent residence. Someone abandoned her in a hotel room (not Alison, the dog), and a …