7 Tips if You’re Afraid of COVID-19

Acknowledge – It’s OK to say you’re afraid of COVID-19. If you pretend you’re not, your fear will fester and boil out sideways through irritability, disconnection, or however you hurt yourself and others when you’re not OK. And if you can’t see your fear for what it is, you won’t be able to accurately seeContinue reading “7 Tips if You’re Afraid of COVID-19”

Love in the Time of COVID-19

I’ve lived eight weeks with the knowledge of COVID-19, but until the NBA suspended my beloved season two nights ago, I thought of it as a faraway problem. I’m not proud of it, but losing the NBA brought coronavirus dripping to my doorstep. Like, on the door knob. Like, caught in the foamy white cornersContinue reading “Love in the Time of COVID-19”

Merry Christmas: There’s No More Shame On You

On December 17th, 2019, Bethel Church prayed for a toddler to rise from the dead. The next day, December 18th, 2019, President Trump was impeached. Do these two events have anything in common? Not really.  Except that they happened during the 12 Days of Christmas. And they’ve incited separate but equally polar reactions among AmericanContinue reading “Merry Christmas: There’s No More Shame On You”

Ladies of New York

Dear Ladies of New York, Hi! My name is Matt. My wife’s name is Dani. We have two sweet boys and live in a cozy 4 bedroom apartment. We shop at Wal-Mart online because they upgrade our strawberry cartons to Family Size if they run out of the smaller ones. We’re that kind of wealthy.Continue reading “Ladies of New York”