The holidays stir up all the feelings. Hope. Joy. Nostalgia. Perhaps nausea? The truth is for many December is the hardest month of the year for many individuals and families. At this time our hearts especially hurt for the loved ones who are missing around the table. The stress of the season can cause us […]
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The first words of the Bible burst forward with the hope and joy of what this world is meant to be. Light. Life. Perfection. After speaking the earth, the sun, the soil, the fish, animals, and finally human beings into existence, God looked around at it all and with a contented sigh stated: It is […]
“Mommy, I have a problem.” “A problem?” I straightened up as I pulled one more weed from our overgrown backyard. Jack and I were outside, I was weeding, he was running back and forth along our sidewalk. “Problem” was a new word for Jack. “What’s your problem, Sweetie?” “It’s about Jesus.” “Jesus?” “Yeah. He died […]
And I hope as I raise my son, that he would know that he is important because he carries God’s Image. God loved him so much he decided to place part of himself in him. That will never change. No matter how distorted it becomes and how difficult it is to see, it is always there. And because of that he is always awesome. Worthy to live, to love, to be loved.