Forsaking Frenzy and Finding Peace in a Presidential Election Season

Peace seems elusive. I know where it is.

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If I Appear Cold and Distant, It Might Be an Illusion

The fact that people want to get to know me is a mystery. The fact that Jesus knows me and still wants me is a miracle.

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Embracing People Who Come Out as LGBTQ

If someone chooses to talk about their sexuality the last thing they need is to be treated horribly. If you’ve been treated horribly you can talk to me. I won’t treat you horribly.

I might treat you to a cup of coffee though. Or lunch. I like to eat.

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‪A Judge With a Mental Illness: This Is Real for Me‬

Tell them you’re there for them. That’s a big one.

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Could You Ever Stand up for Someone Who’s Under Attack?

People are being oppressed, abused, and put down all around you. Perhaps you are, too. What does it take to stand?

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Is Truth Important in Politics? In Faith? In You?

Jesus said he is the Truth. That gives me ideas about how to vote in this or any election.

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Love God, Love People, and the Sin of Legalism Flees

Jesus said everything boils down to loving God and loving others. Why do people make it more complicated than that?

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A Judge’s Stress in Running a Courtroom During COVID: It’s Worse Than You Think

Being a trial court judge during a pandemic ain’t easy. Here’s why:

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Taking Time to Rest Is Not a Sign of Failure

Rest is a Jesus thing, and that means it’s ok for you to rest as well. Rest.

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Catching COVID and Being Denied a Doctor Is Normal in America

It’s all right to try to find ways to care for people, isn’t it?

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