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

The Heart of a Child

Before leaping into the New Year pause and consider your dreams for your child to grow to be a boy or girl of great character, filled with the Fruit of the Spirit. Review the list and consider what ones your … Continue reading

Mary, Did You Know?

During this time of Advent, I can’t help but think of Mary. As a mother, I relate more to her now than when I read the Christmas story as a child. Perhaps that’s why Mary, Did You Know? is one of my … Continue reading