“Hi Daddy, it’s me.” My daughter had been saving all summer for a new iPod Touch. Those four words were her way of letting me know she’d gotten it. Just four words, but I could see her standing in the Apple store, smiling ear to ear with excitement. When she got home, she spent the […]
We love the innocence of little children. They see the world through fresh eyes, laugh easily, dance without feeling embarrassed. Being around them even helps us to see the world differently. Many summers ago, a little girl was visiting our family and playing outside when it started to rain. Hard. We all ran for shelter. […]
Somewhere amidst the clamor of a Sunday morning, a girl walked into our dining room.
Fear acts like a friend, making promises, but taking prisoners.
Where do I resist the digital age because it’s bad and where do I resist it because it’s different?
Every parent has dreams for their children and expectations for how life is going to go. Rarely does it go that way. I remember God saying to me, “I am writing a story for your children that you wouldn’t write.” I knew that meant that they would experience pain, suffering, and disappointment. As a mom, […]