I never really thought much about hope, until I had to define it for my kids. Preferring that they memorize Scripture with at least some grasp on what it means, though, I had to explain the difference between faith and hope to them. I seldom look up a word, making sense of it from its roots, its … Continue reading Hoping Against Hope
How hard is it to achieve? What is the SURE way to get God to do whatever you want? After a few wrong starts, we learn the truth, which when really truth, is inescapable: The way to get God to do what you want is to want what God wants. It’s that easy. Often we … Continue reading Does Happily Ever After Exist?
Are 10 times more likely to have been “touched sexually by a parent or other adult caregiver.” Are almost 4 times more likely to be currently on public assistance Are less likely to be currently employed full-time Are more than 3 times more likely to be unemployed Are nearly 4 times more likely to identify as something other than entirely heterosexual … Continue reading Guess Who?
The classic human male depends upon the female from the moment he is conceived. Why? It is easy to see: she is the mother and manages his survival. Her hormonally natural tendencies to softness, milk production, multi-tasking, etc., are perfect for this job. Although many may try, no one else can do sustenance like a mom. … Continue reading What Is a Man?
I raised six children. All that work? WHY?! It is real. Maybe that is the only reason, I don't know, but I do know raising children is good because it is real. It is the most awesome privilege. Nothing compares to molding a human being. What could be more significant than the forming of someone, of … Continue reading A Mother’s Cry