Have You Ever Read Anything So Beautiful?

This week my husband walks in the door after a long day at work to find: dishes piled in the sink, laundry all over the living room, the beef for dinner still in a frozen block, and me…looking like Frump Queen. He is gracious. And tells me to take a nap. I instantly obey. (Inwardly rejoicing.) … Continue reading Have You Ever Read Anything So Beautiful?

About Dating, part 2

Okay, so why is the goal of marital faithfulness so universal? Or: Why did God build this program into all people? It is because His Son is a Bridegroom, waiting for a pure bride. A good marriage pictures nearly everything that happens in the heavenlies. Some do not think of marriage as God’s idea. They … Continue reading About Dating, part 2

About Dating

Humans have been practicing dating on a large scale for around, oh, 50 to 75 years or so. Before that, no one dated. Oh, some snuck around, but that wasn’t dating, either. The very idea of two unmarried people of the opposite gender spending any time together, alone, was unthinkable, once upon a time. Why? … Continue reading About Dating

CONCESSIONS – Sent on Saturday Letter #3, part 2

Dearest Angela, So, what do we make of it? Jesus forgave when He was crucified­. So did Stephen, when he was stoned. So did Corrie ten Boom regarding the murder of her sister. In each case, if you study it, you will see the act of forgiveness connected to the imparting of Spiritual life and … Continue reading CONCESSIONS – Sent on Saturday Letter #3, part 2

A Mother’s Cry

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