Courage & Fear During Infertility

Brittany Maynard's Right to Die: Is It a Sin?

[Editor's Note: As of 10/302014, Brittany Maynard has delayed her plans to end her life.]I can never forget that time in college I had to write about euthanasia. What is euthanasia? The act or practice of killing someone who is very sick or injured in order to prevent any more suffering (http://www.merriam-webster.com). As I was doing my research, something about euthanasia didn't feel right....more
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A Christian Girl Walks into a Bat Mitzvah...

  No, it's not a joke with a punchline. I was recently invited to share in a friend's Bat Mitzvah....more

Do Not Poke The Bear

Do Christians Really Believe in Eternal Life?

Realizing the title of this post might seem controversial, allow me to set this up.  I ask the question as a believing, practicing, studying Christian. I ask the question to increase my own understanding, and possibly, to encourage those so moved to contemplate this area for themselves.  I ask the question because of the attitudes and actions of so many Christians, particularly in the areas of relationships and medical treatment, which don't appear to support this belief....more

Why I'll Be Okay If My Kids Marry Outside Our Faith

 Lately, a topic swirling around my religi...more

Peace Through Christ

Today's post was inspired by a couple of things.  One was this scripture from Number 6:24 - 26 that was posted on a friend's Facebook wall....more

Interview with Dr. Jay D Roberts, author of Break the Chains

 My guest today is Dr. Jay D Roberts, MD, author of Break the Chains, a poignant, compelling memoir just released by Tate Publishing....more

I am ok being me!

“I have realized that I do not have it all together.” Is the understatement of the year!  A fellow homeschool mom declared this with comfort and ease this morning.  Once she said it, I thought to myself “You and me both”!When I started homeschooling, I realized that I did not have it all together.  When my middle son came along, I realized that I did not have it all together.  But when my twins came along, I realized that I did not have it all together AND I learned to become OK with it....more
Enjoyed this post. I think you nailed the main reason I have decided to homeschool my own ...more

Have You Lost a Child? The Pain Never Goes Away

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