“Yes, I understand you are hikers, but have you ever backpacked in the desert?”
Let your children fly
Letting go of your children is tough. Miriam shares what happened when she let her daughter make her own way.
Summer of Angst
This summer my family is experiencing a whole lot of angst. Small scale going to kindergarten angst and large scale my mother is on her deathbed angst.
Liturgical Trapdoors: Preparing for Mother’s Day
In May of 2002, I wandered through the aisles of a Target. I probably needed laundry detergent, but instead was lingering over purses and sunglasses, […]
I’m still learning to see my adult child with eyes of faith.
My daughter is learning to trust her sense of herself and her vocation. So am I.
My (unchurched) adult son stood up for Jesus and Scripture – on social media.
My son stunned me with the depth of his faith and passion for the teachings of Jesus.
Same Family, New Traditions: Preparing to Wait for Jesus
My mom died fifteen years ago, and it’s still tough to think about “doing the holidays” without her. But through God’s grace and our love for Jesus, we’ve created new ways to celebrate the baby who changed the world.
Family Bible Study: Taking Root
Our family Bible study continues. The word of God is working in our family, and that means Bible study isn’t always easy, nice, or pretty. Yet, we’re blessed. Here’s why.
My grandkids don’t go to church. What can I do?
It helps to remember: we are all the Body of Christ, and the hem of his garment.
Put On Your Oxygen Mask First
How do you replenish your spirit when it gets low? Are you spending so much time on your children and your family’s health that you neglect your own?