Raising A Pharisee: A How To Guide

As each of my 4 children were born, my hope of being a good parent was renewed. I would put away the guilt and shame of my past bad parenting choices and instead focus on the new life before me bursting with possibility. I dreamt of singing cute songs about Jesus, serving in the children's … Continue reading Raising A Pharisee: A How To Guide

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Freely You Have Received…

Fully receiving God's love, forgiveness, and grace causes it to spill over from you and onto others. It is almost hard to contain.   I used to struggle with a very judgmental spirit. What freed me was the realization of His abounding grace.   So, when I hear others say that grace is a dangerous … Continue reading Freely You Have Received…

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If you buy your wife a microwave…

When your microwave dies the day after Thanksgiving you might find yourself making a less than appealing mash-up of leftovers in a cast iron skillet, and your husband might have a brilliant idea to go to the Black Friday sale to buy a new one. While shopping at your local big box store, you might … Continue reading If you buy your wife a microwave…

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Spiritual Growth for the Lactose Intolerant

My 15-year-old Jayden was a preemie at birth, born 2 months early and weighing only 4.5 lbs. But, what he lacked in girth, he made up for in heart. He is full of compassion, empathy, justice, joy, a natural encourager, and fiercely competitive. He literally just came that way, I take no credit. Especially since … Continue reading Spiritual Growth for the Lactose Intolerant