Unbrand Yourself Today!

Have we branded every item in every niche of our lives from diaper wipes to gravestones? Jeremy McKeen chronicles a lifetime of purchasing power.

I’ll Be Alone on Thanksgiving, and I’m OK With That

I’m a single mom. I’ll be alone and not with my kids on Thanksgiving, but I’m not sad or lonely. Why? Because I have much to be thankful for this year.

Voldemort and the Destruction of Christmas

Merry Voldemas and Happy Red Cups to you. Thank God for the Red Cups, because they may just save the world… one sip at a time.

Thanksgiving with the Homeless Men of Starbucks

In this poem, Marc Frazier reminds us how the holidays often invite complicated thoughts about family.

Seeing through the Red: A Lesson in Anger and Judgement

Ellen DeGeneres recently opened her show with a unique, resonate response to the controversy surrounding Starbucks new holiday cups.

Dear Joshua Feuerstein: Jesus Wouldn’t Like You

Is it finally time to Call Joshua Feuerstein out for his hypocrisy?

The False Conflict of Starbucks and the Red Cups

Halloween is barely over, and we’re sparring about this ongoing, fictional “War on Christmas” because of the color of Starbucks cups. Is this real life?

9 Ways We Can Truly Save Christmas (Once and for All)

Forget the whole Starbucks Red Cup Non-troversy. Jeremy McKeen is saving the biggest Holiday ever. —  Everyone knows that every year, the minute that the last bag of Halloween candy is marked down at your local Buy n’ Bag, the red and green go up, and with it the silly season of savings for the holiday that […]

Dear Christians: Shouting About Starbucks Cups Is Not Helping

Pastor John Pavlovitz: “When did the words ‘Merry Christmas’ become a gotcha moment?”

5 Unexpected Lessons About Grief From the Deaths of My Parents

Tor Constantino shares insights learned about grief while coping with the loss of his parents.

15 Ways ‘Fight Club’ Helped To Define This Generation More Than We Recognize

Ilia Jones breaks the first rule and talks about ‘Fight Club’ and it’s connection to Generation-Y.

A Starbucks Threesome

Curse the Starbucks couch. Joshua Sowin had no idea what he was sitting into.

You Might as Well Face It, You’re Addicted to…Fill in the Blank

Bruce Sanguin digs deep beneath the surface of addiction. What he finds there is surprisingly common and seductively ordinary.

This Guy Makes Your Abuser Look Good

Thomas Fiffer explains how abuse doesn’t always fit the stereotypes, and that is why it is sometimes difficult to recognize and act on.

The Question that Made the Preacher Pause

The defining moment each week is when my prepared sermon looks back at me and asks, “Do you really believe this?”

Your Body Wants You to Know: Enough Caffeine Already! (Infographic)

We’re on information overload when it comes to coffee. This infographic might help.