Grace Under Pressure

Last Sunday our pastor preached on the ministry of Jesus and the importance of our words matching our actions. I’m not sure if I have shared this story on the blog, but his sermon reminded me of God’s faithfulness to me and my family, I am thankful all over again… When our daughter Abigail was […]

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Retraining Post Covid Kids (and Adults)

I was making a bee-line for the end of the aisle in Walmart when I heard my name. I stopped to refocus on the face looking down at me. “Sorry,” I apologized, nodding to the kids behind my cart, “we’re almost finished and I am just focused on the goal.” Our Minnesota governor just recently […]

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Why My Teenagers Don’t Date (until they are at LEAST 18)

I was listening to a Christian radio program while I drove. The speaker was talking about the importance of keeping communication open with our kids, and encouraging them to ask question to help them traverse the field of dating. Sounds good, right? Until the example he used was one involving the typical 13 year old […]

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Bail Buckets and God Moments

Focus on the Family called me this week, asking for donations to help families who have been hard hit by the pandemic. Last week it was Family Life who called. I hated to tell them no, but the truth is that our family is also feeling the effects of Covid-19. Most camp ministries either closed […]

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Ephesians Chapter 4, verses 1-16

This week my senior high girls are campers. Gotta love the action songs at camp, especially when my loves are in the front row (third from the right). 🙂 I’m continuing to march thru Ephesians. This is my journal of verses 1-16. 🙂 I learn by writing, so I really do just jot in a […]

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