One of my mom’s favorite Bible verses is 3 John 1:4, “I could have no greater joy than to hear that my children are following the truth.” Now that I am a mother and grandmother, that has become one of my … Continue reading
Well, it’s certainly been a while. Sometimes life pulls us in an unexpected and different direction. There are seasons in our lives when writing must take a back seat to other commitments. Before Thanksgiving, my father-in-law fell in his home and … Continue reading
When a close friend of mine found out she had breast cancer, she told me she was afraid to tell her children because she didn’t want them to be worried or afraid. I told her that her kids would react … Continue reading
The New Year often brings with it a renewed motivation to set goals, start something new, or pick up a long-lost project. Many people start with good intentions, but soon lose interest or motivation. By February they often find themselves … Continue reading
When our children were little we started a new tradition to celebrate the New Year. We read about creation and newness in the Bible and then we celebrated new starts. This included giving children (or the family) new books and games, new hugs, and trying a new food. It turned out better than we expected and many of our grandchildren now enjoy the tradition.