I went to seminary as a single, young woman in my mid-twenties after living overseas in Tanzania for three years. I returned to the States […]
Bedtime is always a time of revelation and sometimes self-revelation in our household, particularly with our youngest child who is eight-years-old. We have noticed since Thanksgiving that he has been easily frustrated, trying out unsavory words on his older brother, and bursting into tears quite regularly.
As a family gathers around the baptismal font, the words asked of the godparents are some of the most poignant queries. “Will you be responsible […]
As a parent, moving a family creates a sense of dread and anticipation all wrapped into one.
Moving is once again making me realize: all of life is detaching from that which does not last forever and clinging to the good news in Christ.
My daughter tried to make a deal with God – not the point of prayer. But so did the Psalmist.
As Christians, we approach child-raising differently.
The stark questions of little people, especially around issues of faith and faith identity, can make us very uncomfortable.
Parenting a child with special needs is living with the beloved child you have and not the one you had imagined.