A Really Full Life

  Parenting is a more like a marathon than a sprint and when your kids hit Junior High you know the finish line is finally and unavoidably coming up fast.  ...

How do you know if what you hear or think about God and spiritual things is true, really true? In a small village church full of women with hungry hearts and...

      Everybody will die, but very few want to be reminded of that fact. Lemony Snicket, The Austere Academy     I call this story Father Knows Best. You...

Today we’re remembering our fathers and though mine is gone, I can never forget his love, influence, or smile. If you knew him, you’d know what I mean about the smile....

I’ve been thinking for several weeks about what to get my mom for Mother’s Day. She has everything she needs, but the point of the gift is to say something about...

There she is in my kitchen. Pivoting between the cutting board and the big stovetop. All large belly and the most beautiful red hair possible. She’s a glorious testimony to the...

Like millions of others I spent Christmas day with my kids. My kids are grown and some of their kids are pretty much grown so today I watched them interact and...

Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy. What makes a family a happy family? That’s a question worth asking...

Image from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Women%27s_Marathon_London_2012_006.jpg#filelinks Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband too, and he praises her: “Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all.” Proverbs 31:28-29 What...

If Jesus was a parent. I want to plant that picture in your mind. Jesus as a parent. Now with that picture in mind, read our verse for today. She watches...