Spiritual Compost

Compost is interesting stuff. You take old scraps, weeds, rotting debris and unwanted vegetable matter and pile them all in a heap. You can turn the pile over from time to time to speed up the process if desired, but … Continue reading

Courageous Parenting: Training Up a Child in the Way He Should Go

I sat in the large courtroom, awaiting my court case involving a minor traffic accident in which a delivery truck had struck my car. The judge was hearing another case before mine. I watched intently as a middle-aged mother stood at … Continue reading

All Creation Declares the Glory of God

As a parent and grandparent, I read lots of books to children before realizing that many of them present the world to these impressionable little minds as subjective facts – this is a cow, a tractor, a baby bunny – filling … Continue reading

Creating Thankful Hearts

O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever. I Chronicles 16:34 Our houses overflowed with gifts in celebration of the Greatest Gift, but the Lord loads us up with gifts, blessings, benefits, every … Continue reading