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I’m One of *Those* People

My younger sisters told me they thought I should go to counseling.   You see, my life fell apart last year – in a huge way. I’m the oldest of…

Underqualified but Hired Anyway

I remember before ever getting pregnant, sometime in my mid-twenties, I had a dream. In the dream, I had a baby. Somehow this baby was standing before me already as…

The God Who Always Is

Have you ever met someone who always seems to be changing? They change jobs more often than you can keep count. They rotate hair colors every season. Rearranging furniture and…

Let’s Talk About Race

There are a few topics that when brought up at the dinner table can bring some automatic tension. And race is definitely one of them.   But I would argue…

Keep It Simple Mom

It was everything I dreamt of and absolutely nothing I could have imagined. I opened my eyes, popped straight up in my bed and sat quietly as the tears began…

Six Tips for Raising Kids Who Will Still Go to Church as Adults

The stats are scary. Seventy to 90 percent of kids who attended an evangelical church will stop attending church by age 18 (here’s an excellent article summarizing a wide range…

Holding My Faith Firmly Instead of My Children

In the past 24 hours I’ve had the opportunity to talk to two of my children – my high school sophomore and my 6th-grader – about their faith. It was…

Tired & Weary Mom

I pick up the phone and the words, “I want to quit my job” ring out! “Which one?” “The one that has little pay, where everyone seems ungrateful and there’s…

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…

Put the Big Rocks in First

The kids watched attentively, wondering what would happen next. He needed to put the big rocks in first. My husband James was doing an object lesson at our elementary school…

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