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Pushing Children Into Danger

A while back my son was supposed to participate in something that my husband and I thought was really great. Imagine my surprise when he said he didn’t want to go. I…

Drowning in a Sea of Bad News

Could it get any worse? Some days I don’t think it could … and then it does. I had just been sharing with my friend Lori the weight I was…

Dear Jesus, Hold My Hand, Please

When my son was just a tot, he only prayed one prayer whenever it was his turn: “Dear Jesus—hold my hand, please.” That was it. Trying to figure out where…

Candace Cameron Bure and the Latest Firestorm About “Submission”

We should not be surprised when a fire starts from a bed of coals.  And in our culture, a firestorm erupts whenever a Bible-believing Christian talks about roles in marriage….

Bummer Bumps and Spooky Night Walks

One of the bummers of being a single mom is checking out creepy noises in the night. I was never the gal who wanted to prove she was brave ……

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…

This Is Only a Season

As I get older, I realize more and more that this journey of faith is just that – a journey. Though I’m only 26, I became a Christian as a…

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…

7 Things I Say to God When I Don’t Choose to Wait on Him

I have many personal weaknesses, but I would say that my biggest one by far is that I don’t know when to leave people alone! If there is a conflict…

Holding Firmly to My Best Friend’s Hand

I’m a scaredy-cat … I’ll admit it. Recently my kids and I joined some friends for a day at the beach … it was beautiful and so much fun! This…

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