Faith

Gratitude 101

Five boys. Five loud, active boys with their own unique personalities and preferences. Personal tastes, too. So at dinner a week or two ago, several of them expressed those preferences…

Helping Kids Understand, Recognize, and Face Temptation

A tearful friend recently shared about her child’s struggle with an issue. Her face fell as she relayed how her child had succumbed to temptation. My heart broke for the…

A Note for You on the Day You Blow It

We’ve all had them. Sometimes you can see them coming, as if watching a sippy cup of red juice fall on someone else’s beige, suede sofa in slow-mo. Maybe you…

Do We Know What “Right” Is?

Have you ever not known if something was right or wrong?  The importance of knowing came home to me when I took our grandchildren bowling. As the electronic scoreboard tallied…

My Most Memorable Day

It’s one of the most memorable days of my life. I sat looking out of the passenger window with a blank stare on my face. I felt like I was…

College Freshman Warning

If you read the title of this post and got here quick to see what calamity might befall your precious college freshman, the warning is for you not your child!…

My Life…A Good Book

Sometimes when you read a good book, you never want it to end. Some of you read the ending first because you have to know what will happen. And sometimes…

The Need For Retreat!

Every day for the last month or two, I get out of bed determined to be the hands and feet of Christ and almost immediately, I turn into an enemy….

God’s Provision Through The Diagnosis

I don’t feel qualified to write about faith, because in many ways I am still learning the basics of trusting God. However, my sweet husband reminded me that we have…

Praying With And Talking To Your Kids

In the early days when my girls were in preschool and kindergarten, endless car rides loomed in front of us. Day after day, we repeated the same routine on the…

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