In a recent episode of the NBC show This Is Us, pre-teen daughter, Kate, asks her dad, “Am I fat?” This question appeared in teasers for the episode before it aired and my husband Chad and I talked about it before viewing the full show. What’s the right answer? What if our future children ask … More What to Tell Our Girls: Am I Fat?
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. John 1:1-4 As someone … More Communication as Ritual
My fascination with stories and words started a long time ago. I was a child captivated by movies and books. When I got to college, I majored in French Language and Communication: Film Studies. My studies were all about expression, dialogue, storytelling — words and words and words. I took courses in mass media, film … More At the Intersection of Faith & Communication