5 Things I’d Tell the Parent of a Grieving Teen

This past week a friend experienced the unspeakable pain of losing a child. If there are words, then I am not wise enough to find them. I did want to share something that has been rolling around in my mind and heart. As our children and church youth also grieve this loss, it seems ironic … Continue reading 5 Things I’d Tell the Parent of a Grieving Teen

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Sorry, Ashley. I’m not a “Nasty Woman.”

This week, women marched in Washington D.C. to protest the inauguration and draw attention to inequality and women's rights. Ashley Judd passionately recited a poem called "I am a Nasty Woman", which has been plastered all over Facebook since. I have seen friends post it because they agreed with the sentiments and others comment that … Continue reading Sorry, Ashley. I’m not a “Nasty Woman.”

Friday Favorites: Schoolhouse Teachers

After eight years of homeschooling, I feel like I have tried just about everything. Some things I have loved and other things didn't work for us at all. Since each of my children have different interests and learning styles, some things worked for one but not another. I found a new resource that I cannot say … Continue reading Friday Favorites: Schoolhouse Teachers

20 Ways to Love the Fatherless (When you aren’t called to adopt)

Although adoption is very near and dear to my heart, I know that not everyone is called to adopt. I do believe though, that all Christians are called to love the fatherless. God describes Himself as a "Father to the fatherless" and a has a lot to say about how we should treat orphans and … Continue reading 20 Ways to Love the Fatherless (When you aren’t called to adopt)