On Grace

  • Why I’m A Christian (And Continue to Suck at Being One)

    By on October 7, 2014

    Garrett Rapp of the band The Color Morale once shared with me about the day he walked into youth...

  • This post isn’t filtered

    By on September 18, 2014

    The smell of vinegar hung in the air, strongly, boldly filling the kitchen. Water and vinegar dripped inside my...

  • My Gateway Drug

    By on July 25, 2014

    I pushed open the heavy door from the girl’s locker room and slid my back against the wall to...

  • Warped Journal – Two Lesbians and a Christian in One Tent

    By on July 9, 2014

    People assume that homosexuals and Christians are like oil and water. The Oil Christians are invasively judgmental and arrogantly...

  • He Shot My Brother

    By on June 30, 2014

    My life changed one summer evening, on August 16, 1992. I had gone fishing with my family, including my...

  • Forgiving Those Dirty Hands

    By on June 25, 2014

    Somewhere between Connecticut and South Carolina, there came an abrupt tug at my left wheel and smoke began pouring...

  • How to Slowly and Surely Murder Your Relationship

    By on June 5, 2014

    My door flung open, and before her face even peered through it, she was yelling, “Drive the damn speed...

  • The Dirty Rose

    By on May 7, 2014

    “True Love Waits” The posters are plastered everywhere along with thousands of other announcements begging you to come to...

  • The Losing Draft

    By on April 18, 2014

    I had always hated Matt. Well, I guess I should say I always hated people like Matt. When we...

  • The awful fight of loneliness

    By on April 17, 2014

    No one wants to have coffee with me. Let me back up.  My husband and I moved in January...