A fellow Gen-X blogger, Solo Gen X Warrior, has written a pretty gut-wrenching post, The Despair of White American Gen-X and the 2016 Election. I wanted to pass along the link, and encourage everyone to share it on social media. The post highlights some of the grim realities of many Gen-Xers whose American dreams have […]
Jacob Wetterling was abducted and killed 27 years ago today. It was October 22, 1989, when Jacob, along with his brother and best friend, rode their bikes down a rural Minnesota road. A masked man appeared from out of nowhere and took Jacob and gunpoint. The 11-year-old was never again seen alive. Just last month, that […]
When I was in high school, I put together a scrapbook of things I’d held onto from childhood. We moved around a lot, so it’s a miracle that I was able to save anything at all, but somehow, I held onto these Girl Scout membership cards including one from 1977. It’s hard to imagine that […]
Have you heard the song Blessings by Laura Story? It’s been around awhile. I really love it and created this shareable graphic of my favorite line from the song. And, what if trials of this life, the rain, the storm, the hardest nights, are your mercies in disguise? We pray for blessings, we pray for […]
I never meant to cause you any sorrow I never meant to cause you any pain I only wanted to one time to see you laughing …in the purple rain –Prince, 1984 Why Are Gen X men dying at such an alarming rate? A new study reveals that white, middle-aged men who were between 45 […]
I get so sad remembering the Oklahoma bombing, but I never get sad when I think of Jill. I met her during my years at Southern Nazarene University. She was a member of the Class of 1991. I graduated in 1990. RIP Beautiful Jill. I know you’re with our Lord.
Pick the day as you would a poppy. — Cicero In 2006, Jennifer Dawson, a 35-year-old wife and mother, died without warning from an undiagnosed heart condition. She was living in Brooklyn, New York at the time with her husband and children, a son, 2 and a daughter, 8. Dawson attended high school in Oklahoma […]