Parenting: Change Must Begin With You

Parenting: Change Must Begin With You

Israel served the Lord all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders who outlived Joshua and had known all the work that the Lord did for Israel.  ~Joshua 24:31 And Josiah took away all the abominations from all the territory that belonged to the people of...
Self-Promotion

Self-Promotion

I grew up in a unique scenario. When I was thirteen, my mother launched a national homeschooling magazine for which she served as both publisher and editor. Within the first year she had already established relationships with many of the top Christian publishers in...
Apologetics Begins at Home

Apologetics Begins at Home

I remember well receiving a letter on my pillow from my 13-yr-old daughter. It was full of questions that she wanted me to help her understand. I am grateful that I have the kind of relationship with my children that they seek me out as their primary source of...
We Always Have the Time

We Always Have the Time

On one side of my driveway there is an old dead tree. A leaning tree. It’s the kind of tree you can tell is hateful and spiteful. It is going to fall down, of course, but it certainly won’t do it on a normal day, like normal trees. No, this tree is going...
Redeeming our Failures

Redeeming our Failures

Somedays you catch a glimpse of encouragement that makes your heart sing in this mothering journey. I had two today. The first was a line from a facebook blogger friend of mine, who wrote: “You moms just trying to survive: trust me, today’s exhaustion will bear fruit...