For Such a Time As This

The title was a test.  Did you pass?   I am holding true to my mention of writing about Esther.  Well, I am more going to explain how I have come to love Esther so much, and how I am hoping that I can get a small group of 5th grade boys to love her too.    When we moved back home, Connor was three months old.  We were going to church at the church I grew up in, and I didn't consider myself a very recovered Christian at that time.  I was going through the motions, but I wasn't really seeking a relationship with God. ...more

What moves the heart of a king?

Wallis Simpson. Guinevere. Diana. Kate Middleton. For some reason, royal romance is particularly enthralling to many of us. Though I must admit that I didn't watch the most recent royal wedding, I have enjoyed playing princess in my imagination a time or two. One of my favorite royal stories brings to mind this verse ...more