As we survey the world around us, where is Jesus? Where is our Savior in the midst of rising pandemic deaths and ruthless injustice for our neighbors?
Compassion in a Pandemic
For the past eight weeks, my home base has been designated the Special Pathogens Unit of the hospital, which delivers vital care for hospitalized patients infected with COVID-19.
Retreat before the Miracle
Growing up, I remember the season of Lent as one of reflection and contemplation. Somewhere in young adulthood, the season lost its peacefulness for me.
It’s not just another thing to do
A few weeks ago, I sat in a parent-teacher conference with my fifth grader.
The Changing Face of Hospitality
I grew up in a home where Southern hospitality was a way of life. We had a sitting room where my mother served tea to friends while catching up over conversation
The Prodigal Son at Dinnertime
I’m not quite sure when eating as a family of six turned into a contact sport, but I work to convince my daughters to drop the mob mentality each evening. Elbows are thrown, insults may be hurled, and by the end, someone is crying.Usually, it’s not me.
Where Did You Find Jesus Today?
Despite my best attempts, we struggle committing to a formal Christian education time or daily devotion in our house of chaos. I couldn’t quite put my finger on exactly why, but it was likely the four busy, beautiful daughters I call my own.
God Doesn’t Make Mistakes
Her comments caught me off guard to say this least, one evening as she was getting ready for bed. “Why am I like this? I […]
Parenting Children to Grow Outside Our Comfort Zones
From the outside, our youngest daughter looks like a typical developing toddler. If you passed her in the store, you would probably think that she […]
Getting Four Girls Out the Door and Into Church
It’s tough to miss my family at church. Obscurity is not our thing. Our group of six easily takes up an entire pew. Four blond […]