Select Page

On Character and Idols

I have come to the conclusion that the older we get the more we realize our shortcomings.  I would say that I have become more wretched over time but I believe that I have always been as wretched as I am right now.  As a teen and young adult, I thought I had it pretty...

A Change of Heart

When I first began parenting, I was armed with very little experience.  I realize this is like Bill Cosby saying “I started out as a child”…haha.  But, what is amazing is that at the time, I thought I had experience.  I had worked as a caregiver for...

The Heart of the Matter

Today I really want to share a quote that came to me via email some time ago from a former pastor who still speaks into our lives.  I have shared it before on facebook but wanted to have it here on my blog as well. I believe that this is such an important and yet...

Kind, Necessary, and True: The Taming of the Tongue

One year on Mother’s Day, my church showed a video of different members honoring their mothers…sharing things that their mothers had sacrificed for them, done for them, or taught them.  As a mother, one message spoke to me above all the rest.  It was a man...

Making it fun.

This morning after breakfast as all the kids were doing their morning chores (or rather they were supposed to be doing their chores) it hit me that somehow none of them were actually doing their chores…and they hadn’t been for a while.  Well, that...