Timeless Words

While we were raising our children we faced the usual challenges with sibling bickering, sloppiness with household chores, and working long hours on school assignments. We taught them how to build meaningful and lasting friendships, even how to cope with neighborhood bullies. There were many discussions about being dependable and faithful, and being kind to Continue »

A Happy Heart

One of the key phrases around our house is “Obey with a happy heart.” Often you’ll hear me asking my kids how their heart is, and if it needs to change. I know first hand that you can totally go through life obeying the rules, making people happy, and living life all with a heart Continue »

Teaching Biblical Love

Hey Moms, I just got my hands on something that I REALLY want to share with you because it is such an amazing way to have meaningful, intentional conversation around how to love well! It’s called How Do I Love Thee? and it is beautiful, fun, and easy to use with your children. When we Continue »

Did It Work?

The years after I graduated from high school were  characterized by confusion, insecurity, and lack of direction. I often had a feeling of hopelessness, and the adults in my life really didn’t know what to do with me or my dreams of going to college and being in ministry. I felt very much alone. After Continue »