I see you. You’re wonderful.

I am a little shocked, though why, I’m not sure, when your precious child comes crying to you, snuggles in close and bawls out their...

Helping In Every Way

I want to start by acknowledging the huge devastation in the Philippines. We are grieving for all of those lives affected.  I started...

Belief in Commitment

I’m a Christian.  More than that, I am a Christian with a religious affiliation.  I have many Christian friends but to have a particular...

Oops, I mentioned Religion and Politics

Every day I wake up and I try teach my children to live their lives centered in Christ.  I want them to make decisions based on what we...

On Miracles and Peace

This is what children have that we lose as adults, total Faith.  See, while reading a bedtime story to my son, while telling him about a...

Love To Heal The Brokeness

This is what we need, to fill our our children with love, breathe it into them so that it overflows.  We need them to feel so intensely...

Life Changes (You)

I think at any given time, we are surrounded by people, whether they be close friends, acquaintances, family members, or even ourselves,...

Bubble Wrapping My Kids

My newest mom-title is Shield.  I remember as a child hearing my parents whisper things, knowing there were always discussions that did...

Hurdle Racing For Beginners

Life isn’t a miracle; it is the starting line to a hurdle race.  You look in front of you and if you are fortunate you are prepared for...

Oh, For Longing.

There is longing in each of us.  It takes many forms.  Gets us moving forward or standing still, frozen by its hopelessness.  Longing can...

An Interesting Verse

“And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world...

Death and Promise

I find hope in this promise, as does my husband, so when we share this with our children we let them know that it’s okay and it’s natural...

Love AND The Ten Commandments

But I took the opportunity to make it a teaching moment. I said that she was right, lying is bad. “God even says so in the Bible. He...

Free Will, Gift or Curse?

As a society we have reached a point where there is little that we cannot predict. We know that certain actions will produce a given...

Happy Mother’s Day!

On Creation: Being a mother starts the day you decide to create a life. Even if such event happens by accident, you have become a mother....

My Country, Mine

It’s not fair to add conditions. That’s not true love. And patriotism is a kind of love. It means standing up for something when you...

Religion Examined

Just recently I realized that when teaching my children about Christianity, I have been laying out fundamental beliefs. I have been...

Commitment is not a four letter word

Commitment is an uncomfortable word. It means keeping your television even though you’ve had it two years and the newer model boasts...