A couple of weeks ago, my middle daughter asked to be baptized. She is young, not quite nine, and so we had a long and serious discussion about what this decision meant and why it was important for her. After talking with her I was convinced that she understood the choice that she was making in … [Read more...] about Not Alone
In his letter to the Ephesians, Paul says: “Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ has forgiven you.” - Ephesians 4:32 God calls us to practice kindness to others, to “speak the truth in love” (Eph 4:15) and to “be patient, bearing with one another in … [Read more...] about Practicing Gentleness
Everyone tells you that being a parent is hard work, but they don't always tell you it’s the kind of job where you’re guaranteed to feel like you're in over your head. There are days when I feel like I’ve got it down... I’ve made the healthy meal, the house is clean(ish), I’ve spent good quality … [Read more...] about For Imperfect Mothers
Cindy recently wrote a post for Well Christian Woman called Live It Well. She quoted this verse from Psalms, which has been running through my mind on replay these days... “Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.” Psalm 90:12 Our days are numbered. Now there’s a … [Read more...] about No Time for This
“We put our hope in the Lord, He is our help and our shield In Him our hearts rejoice, For we trust in His holy name. Let your unfailing love surround us Lord, For our hope is in You alone.” (Psalm 33:20-22, NLT) Not long ago, after my good friend Kimberly (the founder of Well Christian … [Read more...] about Where is Your Hope?