Our Safety Net

Having children of different ages and with varying interests can sometimes be a stretch. How to keep the closeness and help us have a common goal? The most important focus is our faith; so, whatever else we do, we learn and worship together. When we sit down to breakfast each morning, I typically save my […]

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The Problem with Fear, and Raising Up World Changers

Like a lot of other things since March 2020, the recent US elections stirred up a lot of emotion. That being the case, I hear many people expressing feelings of discouragement and fear. Many have said they fear for their children because they feel like their children will not grow up with the same amount […]

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These Noah Days & a Challenge for 2021

How are you today? So many have expressed their anxiousness to put 2020 behind us, and yet here we sit in the new year and not much has changed. When feeling down, it is good medicine to look outside of ourselves and really see other people. My friend Sheila in Italy has barely been outside […]

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Gaining Ground: The Post I Didn’t Want to Publish

This topic has been burdening my heart for some time. I wrote this post, but then put it aside thinking that it may be too harsh and I’m “preaching to the choir.” Yet, in the midst of my decision to put this idea down, I seem to have lost my writing creativity. And everywhere I […]

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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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