The Other Lost Boy

The Other Lost Boy

Everybody loves the story of the prodigal son: a rebel sinner confessing his misery, the waiting father running and smothering him with kisses, filthy clothes exchanged for the father’s finery, a ring of sonship, and even sandals for his feet—for only slaves walk...
The Same Blood

The Same Blood

I have tested positive for the virus—not the one being monitored by the CDC, but a genetic virus. It is spread from person-to-person, but tracing is not necessary. I know where I got it. I received it from my parents; I gave it to my children. I have a sin nature. Dr....
Disarming Depression

Disarming Depression

I had driven to the campus one morning but turned around and drove home without even going to class. I blew off my parents’ concerned questions and headed for my room. They followed and found me lying with my face buried in my pillow. After more of their questions...