Hope for Holiday Depression ~ Grace & Truth (Week 101)

Christmas is often heralded as “the most wonderful time of the year.” In fact, there’s even a song making that proclamation. So it must be true, right? For children and Continue Reading →

Helping Your Kids Cope With a World Crisis

Lately it seems as though we can barely make it through an entire week without hearing about a world crisis. Whether it’s terrorism or genocide, civil unrest or economic turmoil, Continue Reading →

If Your Light Has Gone Out ~ Grace & Truth (Week 84)

Maybe it’s because my husband and I renewed our vows this past Sunday in a sweet ceremony following our 9-week marriage class… but there was no doubt about what today’s Continue Reading →

Five Ways to Protect Against the Surprise of Evil ~ Grace & Truth (Week 76)

What makes you afraid? What evil possibilities steal your sleep and cause your stomach to knot with dread? Cancer? The death of a loved one? The choices of a wayward child? Continue Reading →

Help When You’re Overwhelmed and Under-Wowed ~ Grace & Truth (Week 74)

 From the end of the earth I will cry to You, When my heart is overwhelmed; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. Psalm 61:2 This is Continue Reading →

Homesick at Home ~ Grace & Truth (Week 73)

One of my favorite things is hearing my kids sing worship songs. I think their favorite is Building 429’s Where I Belong. You can find that song here, and maybe even listen Continue Reading →

The Very Best Parenting Manual for Christian Parents

Have you ever wished for a parenting manual? A book that helps you interpret your baby’s cries. Or perhaps one that aids you in handling your demanding toddler’s picky palate. And Continue Reading →

21 Things I Love About Fostering

We’ve been fostering children for two years now, during which time we’ve had eight children in our home as long-term placements, plus over a dozen more for shorter “respite” stays. I’ve been Continue Reading →