Category: Parenting

God keeps children faithful, not parents.

This week our twin girls are 27. It has been absolutely amazing to watch them grow into who they are today. I can see right through those adult faces and remember the elementary artwork, treasured sentences each has said that are seared into my memory, the hours spent on the soccer field, and holding them…[View Article]

What if our child doesn’t fit in?

He will be a wild donkey of a man, His hand will be against everyone, And everyone’s hand will be against him; And he will live to the east of all his brothers.” (16:12) Last week I told the story about how Sarah*, Abraham’s wife, grew impatient and took matters into her own hands. READ…[View Article]

Does it matter if kids honor their parents?

I had a lighter than usual load of grading to do this week, so when my son asked me if I could take him to the skate park on a beautiful, balmy Thursday evening, I was thrilled to be able to say yes (because I so often have to say no on weeknights). We decided…[View Article]

Why it’s okay when we can’t solve our kids’ problems.

God comforted my momma heart last week. It was such a monumental event that if He were to take me home tomorrow, I feel certain He would take care of my kids. My young adult daughter came to me several months ago inquiring about our ability to assist her with finding a living situation for…[View Article]