I couldn't get on Facebook today (or this weekend, for that matter) without reading someone's opinion on the new movie out this weekend - both positive and negative. I admit that I have not read the books or seen the movie, so I can't comment on whether or not this movie is something that you… Continue reading Listening for God’s Whisper
It's becoming a common story in the news these days - someone who was entrusted with the care of children molested them, abused them, and, in some circumstances, even killed them! These people are teachers, youth group sponsors, school maintenance workers, childcare givers, grandparents, fathers, and mothers. They live in our town, shop in our… Continue reading Protect Our Children
Lately, I have been observing Hannah as she interacts with other children. Most of the time, she will go right up to another child - no matter their age - try to hold their hand, give them her name, and ask them theirs. But she didn't always try to make friends this way. In fact,… Continue reading Characteristics of a Good Friend
I don't know how many times a day Hannah and Ephraim beg for food. They will get finished with breakfast and ask me what they can have for snack (okay, this is more Hannah than Ephraim, but he is always fussing for something, too!). I usually stand pretty firm on not giving them too many… Continue reading A Lesson in Parenting from Our Heavenly Father
"It's a bird! It's a plane!" No, it's. . .my husband?! As long as we're thinking about supporting one another, we might as well take a moment to reflect on supporting the most important person in our lives - our husbands. Superman has always been one of my favorite super heroes. By day, he's handsome… Continue reading Supporting Superman
Since this topic is so close to my heart, I thought I would continue on the subject of supporting one another. So here's Day 2 of "Support Needed!" My kids have been sick for almost two weeks now. We have battled allergies, colds, rashes, strep throat, wheezing, and now an ear infection. We are tired,… Continue reading Support Needed Part 2: Training the Troops
"Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts!" - Ps. 139:23 I think it happens about a thousand times a day for me. There is always some judgment to be passed. I may be at the park, horrified to see a mom allowing her toddler to climb the jungle… Continue reading Support Needed!