I was standing in the park the other day, in California, watching my granddaughter play with another child in a giant sandbox. All of a sudden they decided a “snail hunt” was the next thing to do. They wandered in and out among some small trees and bushes and I moved to be able to […]
How To Help Our Children Navigate Suffering.
Suffering comes in all shapes and forms. When we were in the middle of my husband’s battle with brain cancer. It was survival mode. We were doing all the physical things we could to fight this disease, which involved a lot of travel for the two of us. I had to rely on the Lord […]
Where Do You Belong On Father’s Day When You Don’t Have A Father?
Father’s Day has been a complicated and emotional holiday my entire life. When I was young it was because I did not have a father in the home to celebrate. When I grew older I understood enough to celebrate what I had rather than what I did not have. I celebrated my Papa, who was […]
How Lent and A Stormy Day Expose Your Heart
Lent, It’s been on my mind the last few days as I have begun a (She Reads Truth )Bible study, from the book of Isaiah. As the Lord has been turning my heart from things of this world toward things of Him, it causes me to rethink even the changing of seasons and how they […]
How To Find Joy The Day After.
It kind of hit me out of nowhere, this empty feeling. Like all of the joy and excitement had drained away like a tub of water. I expect it the day after Christmas. When December 26 rolls around, there has been such a building up of weeks of anticipation. The world looks different everywhere your […]