We are in unprecedented times. All over the world, the Coronavirus is having varied effects and varied attempts at containment and slowing the spread of this thing are being tried. We see some people reacting in fear, hoarding resources and sharing doomsday scenarios. While others, we see acting as if we have no responsibility in this and not changing anything even in the face of government requests to do so. Now is the time for the church to be the church. We have a difficult line to walk; not acting in fear, but also leading the way in diligent care for those most vulnerable to this disease. Read the rest of this entry »
Every year more people are facing the difficult task of parenting without a helpmate. With a job to hold down, a schedule to keep, errands to run, books to read, games to play, “ouchies” to bandage, Read the rest of this entry »
My son who is a few months from his second birthday is making great strides lately communicating with words. He is starting to piece together his first sentences. On a recent road trip to visit family, he Read the rest of this entry »
What does it mean to be child-like? In looking back at when I was a child and also at my children today, I see some things that typify what that means.
Total dependence, full trust, Read the rest of this entry »
How many times have you messed up and done something you know goes against God’s best for your life? I’ll give you some time to count…still counting? Yeah, me too. Never mind the actual number then. It’s probably good enough to say Read the rest of this entry »