It’s Not the End of His Story…

I can’t tell you the formula– …because there isn’t one. I can’t tell you the end of their story– …because it’s not the end of their story yet. I was in the nursery ....more

Less and More… (Possibilities for the New Year)

“The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul and a new nose; new feet, a new backbone, new ears, and new eyes. Unless a particular man made New Year resolutions, he would make no resolutions ....more

Bible Reading Plans for the New Year

“Careful planning is part of what makes a person wise and productive. Not to plan is considered foolish and dangerous. This is true even though the Proverbs teach that we do not know what the future may bring ....more

How to Help Your Child Face Conflict

It happened recently. One of our children came home from a social gathering with a story of conflict and word-wounds inflicted. As a parent, the mama-bear in me quickly rises, but when our children face conflict with their peers,...more

Favorite Things Stocking Giveaway

I’ve joined a dozen other...more

Jesus’ Invitation (Keeping Christ in Christmas)

Several years ago, at Christmas, Lydia asked to pray. She was three. This was her prayer: “Dear Jesus… I hope you enjoy your Christmas party.” Me too ....more

Two Christmas Giveaways (and Making the Case for Giving Christmas Gifts)

I remember the first year they bought gifts with their own money. Unprompted. Our kiddos took their meager stockpile and headed to the mall with my parents while my husband and I were gone for our.. ....more

National Adoption Day (How We Can All Support Adoption)

“Father of the fatherless…is God in His holy habitation. God settles the lonely in a home.” ~ Psalm 68: 5 & 6 God has a particular love for the child in need of a family. And He has a special.. ....more

Giving our Children an Eternal Perspective

I don’t want our kids to feel at home here. Because– This is not their home. Yes–I want them to enjoy life ....more

We’ve Moved…

This little...more