Father of the Year

When David and I first got married, I felt the need to read all about what a good Christian marriage SHOULD look like. If I would just respect my husband, then he would love me. If I was sure to always build him up, never criticize, always say yes in bed, always yield, never argue… It was an overwhelming, impossible list to keep. -

And then I found THIS in Genesis, and suddenly I felt free from all that pressure… -

Go to TheRebacks.com or click the link in my profile to read today’s post: “Basic Marriage Advice"

It had been a long couple of days and nights. I hadn't slept much, and that day, two children had been vomiting. By 10pm I was completely wiped. I usually never make it to bed before 1am, but this night, I was toast. I crawled into bed and was asleep before I even … [Read more...]

An Opportunity to Honor

<> on August 9, 2011 in Arlington, Virginia.

As an American and the recipient of every freedom and opportunity that such a title includes, it has been my honor to serve the families of America's fallen soldiers. Families like that of US Army Spc. Jordan C. Schumann, 24, of Port St. Lucie, FL, who died July 5, 2011 … [Read more...]

Simple Gratitude


If you are a grateful American for all the safety and security our nation's Law Enforcement officers provide, then I have a treat for you. You can click here and print out this simple graphic to display in your office, at your place of business, or even for your kids … [Read more...]

The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree


I’m so grateful to Christ Jesus for making me adequate to do this work. He went out on a limb, you know, in trusting me with this ministry. The only credentials I brought to it were invective and witch hunts and arrogance. But I was treated mercifully because I didn’t … [Read more...]

Framing Failure


Sarah Blakely is my hero. She has literally covered my a$$ for the last 15 years. She is the founder of Spanx and the youngest self-made female billionaire. I think we should all just stop and clap for Sarah for a moment as a way of showing gratitude for the CYA... … [Read more...]

Backing the Blue


This Thursday I will be hosting an evening of prayer and open dialogue between all kinds of cross sections of our community. But with all the recent attacks on our police forces across the country I had been thinking of what we could possibly do...some small step to … [Read more...]

Who Among You?


My family stayed up late as a tribe to cheer on our friend, Karen Vaughn, as she COMPLETELY rocked her speech at the Republican National Convention last night. We cheered and cried while she spoke-- thinking of the cost her family, and so many other American Gold Star … [Read more...]