The Broken Zipper

I received a going away gift for my six-month deployment to Afghanistan from a special young couple, Darryl and Kim McIntosh. It was a small, over-the-shoulder military satchel. I really loved this backpack. Somehow I managed to dislodge the zipper, which made it useless. As if this was not exacerbating

The Chaos and the Calm

The world is in turmoil. It’s probably a phrase you’ve heard before, with good reason. The fallen nature of man means constant struggle. When we struggle, we are in our natural state. It’s not just a struggle against the sins we are born with, but those of the people around us.