BE A GOOD ONE

Be a Good One

My paternal grandparents were towering figures of faith in my life. Humble and hardworking people, they lived life to love others and serve the Lord. My earliest recollections of Pop talking to me about anything and everything are burned into my memory. Topics like Jesus, the function of a fire hydrant, the clarity of the…

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Embracing Solitude

Embracing Solitude

I have never been alone for five days, ever. Solitude? What’s that? Three kids and two parents shared the space in my childhood home. I commuted to college. At 21, I married and moved from my parents’ home to live with my husband and daughter, our own little family. Two more children rounded us out…

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6 Strategies for Parenting with Eternity in Mind

6 Strategies for Parenting with Eternity in Mind

Christian parenting is a counter-cultural effort with eternal implications. The way we shape the lens through which our children see the world will affect them for a lifetime and for eternity. With that in mind, we must be diligent and focused in our approach to raising our children. We live in a culture obsessed with…

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Mayday! Parenting from the Edge of Summer

Today was a ruthlessly busy day of parenting, consisting of two kids’ birthday parties, a yard sale, and a Cub Scout event. This was ill-positioned at the end of a hectic week at work. I’m finally sitting down to write, to assure you that as positive as I aim to be, I see neither sunshine…

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