Faith

Everything I Know About God I Learned From My Kids

I don’t know about you, but when I became a mom it seemed that every time I opened my mouth, I’d hear my parents speaking. The things I heard over…

Having Vision for Who Your Children Will Become

I unloaded the dishwasher and listened as my girls giggled and chattered in the other room. They had dumped out the pieces of a board game, much too old for…

Alzheimer’s Rescued Me

There have been two dear people in my life who have been diagnosed with the mind-twisting disease of Alzheimer’s. My heart has been seized by grief on more than one…

When You Feel Like Giving Up

One of my children is currently testing my patience to the max. The other day, it had been an especially trying day, and I was feeling ready to pull my…

Overcoming Negative Thinking, Rejection And Insecurity – Part 3

{Editor’s Note: This is Part 3 of Jennifer’s series, where previously she shares her personal struggle with negative thinking (Part 1), rejection (Part 2) and here, her struggle with insecurity. We…

Overcoming Negative Thinking, Rejection And Insecurity – Part 2

{Editor’s Note: This is Part 2 of Jennifer’s series, where she shares in Part 1 her personal struggle with negative thinking, here rejection and in Part 3 her struggle with…

Overcoming Negative Thinking, Rejection And Insecurity

{Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 of Jennifer’s series, where she shares her personal struggle with negative thinking, rejection (Part 2) and insecurity (Part 3). We hope Jennifer’s willingness to share candidly…

Helping Kids Deal With Their Fears, Part II

Editor’s note: Last week, Janel wrote about a situation with her daughter and how she and her husband dealt with her fears. Click here to read part one, and read…

Helping Kids Deal With Their Fears, Part I

I heard her sniffing before I saw the moist strokes left by tears on her cheeks. “I’m just scared,” she sobbed. My daughter was headed to a good friend’s house…

Christian Zombie Alert

Our smiles mask the pain we artfully cover up, thinking that positive imagery will best show God’s joy and love. That false truth that being the ever-happy good Christian requires…

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