What’s the rush?

But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed. Luke 5:16 (NIV) It’s mid-August. Have you felt the pull of autumn, yet? The gardens bulge with ripened fruits and veggies. Back-to-school sales remind us that our children soon trade in … Continue reading

Four Gifts to Give to Your Children and Grandchildren

As parents and grandparents, we often find ourselves giving our children all kinds of gifts. We may purchase toys or games or special treats. As pleasant and as purposeful as these gifts may be at times, there are four gifts … Continue reading

Back-to-School Book Swap

It’s back-to-school time! Whether your child is homeschooled or attends a Christian school or public school, the time is near! Let’s face it. . . some kids can’t wait for school to begin, while others want summer to continue forever. … Continue reading

Making Peace with the Past

Maybe it’s because I’m creeping closer to half a century and want to truly enjoy life. Maybe it’s because my overfilled plate needs to be cleared of something. Maybe it’s because I’m at the point of refusing to be weighed down … Continue reading