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The Noble Task of Motherhood

Back in my teens, my high school stopped offering home economy classes. No one wanted to take them. Why? Most young women believed home ec was for unambitious girls who…

Follow the Leader: Helping Kids Picture Priorities

Just a few months ago we brought two children into our home from the foster care system. We’re excited about adopting them, and we can’t wait to make them part…

I’m Filthy Rich!

As I write these words, all of my children are home, for a little while. With 10 kids, it is very difficult to get everyone in the same place at…

What Did She Say?

“God wouldn’t send anyone to hell; He’s loving. That’s what my friends say.” I couldn’t believe she had just said that. My biggest fear had just spilled out of my…

The Truth About Homeschooling

Just imagine you are in the grocery store today and a young mom with a toddler in her grocery cart approaches you. “Is it a holiday?” she asks. “Excuse me?”…

Telling Stories

I love a good story!  Jesus told fictional parables to explain spiritual truths.  And the Bible itself is the true story of God, filled with lots of true stories about…

Why Family Dinners Matter

Dinnertime is a valuable time to enjoy a good meal, good company, and good conversation. How do we practice that with our families? How do we find the time to…

Goodbye House

Earlier this year we learned unexpectedly we needed to move. Yes, saying good bye to our home of 33 years. It was sudden and at the time we didn’t know where we…

How to Bless Your Young Adult Children

It’s easy for us to look back on our high school and college days, and only remember the late night fun, friendships, sporting events, and parties.  Even though those things…

Helping Kids by Telling Stories

A friend was making friendly conversation with my oldest son during that “shake the hand of the person next to you” time in church. “You excited about moving to Africa?”…

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