Goodbye Barbie!

The day I have always dreaded has come upon me. Maddie has officially said goodbye to Barbie. After years of immersion into Mattel’s world of fun and fashion, Maddie has traded in her Barbie Dream House for an iPod touch. I know it doesn’t mean that she’s not a little girl anymore, but the fact […]

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The cult of youth

I think I need to stop whining about being forty years old (especially since I’m almost forty-one). I’ve noticed that in some of my recent sermons and speeches I’ve been consistently making jokes about the inevitable onslaught of age and how much I do not love getting older. However, I want to make sure that […]

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