3 Tips That Will Help You Handle Your Kid’s Pain
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3 Tips That Will Help You Handle Your Kid’s Pain

There’s an old adage that pretty much says how every parent feels at one time or another. “If I’d known what I know now, I’d have skipped the kids and gone straight to the grandkids.”

After she ate the apple, God told Eve, “In sorrow thou shalt bring forth children.”

Sure, He was talking about the pangs of childbirth (those thorns Adam had to deal with were nothing compared to having something the size of a watermelon inside you—WITH ONLY ONE WAY OUT), but as every mother knows, the pain doesn’t stop there.

Lessons I Learned From COVID
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Lessons I Learned From COVID

This is my COVID story. I hope you’ll read it to the end. It’s both funny and serious. It’s about some amazing changes in my palette since COVID. Good changes. There’s a surprise (scary surprise) visitor story. One with sharp teeth and four legs. Really! Some mind-boggling news from the CDC about fear and COVID….

Is There Really Such a Thing as “Our Own Truth?”
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Is There Really Such a Thing as “Our Own Truth?”

Ever been a witness in a trial? I have. Once. You used to put your hand on the Bible and swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. I don’t know if that terminology is used universally anymore. I think it would be difficult now because “the truth” is not…

How to Keep From Expecting the Worst
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How to Keep From Expecting the Worst

How do you wake up in the morning? With joy and peace? With dread and discouragement, expecting the worst to happen? Or is it something in between? Are you even aware of how you feel in the morning? Deep down inside? I wasn’t. Not really. Some time ago, I read Dr. Carolina Leaf’s book, Switch…

What Kind of Normal Should Christians Pray For?
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What Kind of Normal Should Christians Pray For?

The question that stalks most of our thoughts in these troubled times is, Will our lives ever get back to normal? I have to admit that I’m one of the many who has pined for the old normal to return. I want to go to a movie with my husband. I want to go shopping…

When We Judge God: The Importance of Believing the Bible
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When We Judge God: The Importance of Believing the Bible

All of us have struggled with things we read in the Bible. Sometimes the things we read just don’t feel fair or right. Sometimes they go against what we hear and see in our everyday lives. Things we think are acceptable, good. Beautiful even. So we hold up the Bible on one hand and what…

Can Things Ever Change? How Hope Makes It Happen
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Can Things Ever Change? How Hope Makes It Happen

If there’s anything I’m asking God for in 2020, it’s to hope more. You may be thinking—why hope more? Hope sounds kind of wimpy. Why not ask to love more? That’s really important, isn’t it? But hope? Isn’t hope just wishful thinking? Of course, love is important. It’s the first commandment. Love God. Love your…

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