Faith

Devotion on Prayer For The Hungry Heart

Someone sent me a great video clip from America’s Funniest Videos. I don’t know if it won, but I would’ve given it first place. It stars an unhappy baby who…

Trading the Seen for the Unseen

I am expecting guests to arrive later today. My house is not ready. My laundry is not done. I am out of dish detergent and dangerously low on toilet paper….

5 Ways to Teach Our Children to Love Others

In the grocery store line, on the playground, and at the car wash, my girls want to know, “Are you a Christian?” It makes me smile. I love that their…

Is It Time for a Clean Sweep?

I always loved the television show Clean Sweep. In the show the contents of a whole room are placed into a person’s driveway, and their things are sorted into piles:…

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…

Being Content: A Struggle for Us and Our Kids

My friend Sally has a 5-year- old who is driving her crazy. If she takes him swimming he’s sad he didn’t go to the playground instead. If he goes to…

Be Still

Do you ever find yourself struggling with the litany of to-do’s on your never-ending lists? Do you ever struggle to be still, to take a moment and rest in God’s…

Perspective Matters

Recently my grandson Fitz exploded into tears because his mother asked him to hold his brother’s hand for a photo. He did not want to hold his brother’s hand! A…

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…

Page 1 of 4812345...102030...Last