Isn't protection a mom's major concern? Making sure our children don't fall down. Run in front of a car. Touch hot stoves. Or experience pain. Focused on safety, we aim to shelter those babies under our wings of protection. But suffering is … [Read more...] about PROTECT! PROTECT! PROTECT!
I gave up making them a long time ago. Resolutions for the new year seemed more like self-effort than godly-inspiration. But I'm sensing a different message this January. Like a piece of a puzzle I'd been missing. It started with … [Read more...] about A NOBLE RESOLUTION
Have you ever faced a week of continual bad news? Where every day is a nightmare? It was the summer of 2009 when a myriad of difficult events hit our family. Seven days in a row. Circumstances shook me to the core. Fear knocked fiercely at my … [Read more...] about SEVEN DAYS OF DIFFICULTY
ANTICIPATION is keeping me waiting, chasing after finer days, sang Carly Simon back in the 70's. Those lyrics perfectly expressed my granddaughter's feelings last week. She'd been looking forward to her 14th birthday for months. The … [Read more...] about A N T I C I P A T I O N
There it was lying in the bottom of a dresser drawer. A diary given to me by my mom when I was a little girl. She had written my name and address inside the front cover with the date, June 1956. I never wrote in it. But she did. Leafing … [Read more...] about RECORD YOUR STORY