Life

(No) Baby on Board

It’s a hot button issue; more than ever before women have control over their reproductive lives. We have everything from birth control pills to fertility treatments at our fingertips. We can choose to have a baby now or freeze our eggs and save them until, well, just about whenever we feel like it. In the […]

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Twitter #Single

Yes, search #single on twitter and find a myriad of interesting, funny and sad tweets.  One hundred forty characters are used to punctuate a person’s perspective on being single.   A quick peek revealed a range of feelings including: #single  I do what I wanna do, #single and hate it, I’m not #single I’m in a […]

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Living Your God Given Potential

Several weeks ago I was forwarded a “must see” video from my mother-in-law. Unlike many videos forwarded to my email box, this one was followed up by an immediate phone call from my husband. “Did you watch it yet? Did you open the email?” his voice raced on the other end. Curiosity got the better […]

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Thanksgiving and Our Freedom

On the fourth Thursday of November, with forks piled high, children will ask, “What’s Thanksgiving all about anyway?” The answer is almost always the same. As the story goes, after surviving a hard winter, the Pilgrims shared a feast with their new-found Native American friends to thank God for the bountiful harvest. Like a jagged […]

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Are We Ready?

Does the world seem to be spinning faster and faster these days, heading somewhere that you are not sure you want to go?  The effects of the electronic revolution alone seems to have turned into a major seismic shock to our way of learning, communicating, working, and basically living in this world.  It seems as […]

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Beauty From Ashes

You get laid off from work. Your spouse is filing for divorce. You lose connection with your children. You find out you have cancer. Whether it be natural disasters, spiritual warfare or the cruelty of mankind – life is full of tragedy. Devastation can happen in a moment. There was a great tragedy in the […]

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Fall Food

Fall is a time for changing colors on the trees, crunching leaves on the ground, and drinking hot apple cider while staring into the flames of a bonfire.   It’s a time for dressing in boots, jeans, and sweaters, and breathing crisp, chilled air.  Fall is an opportunity to see God’s beauty in all its glory, […]

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Shhh! Don’t Let Anyone Know Your Sin

Sin and the consequences of it are not popular messages or topics discussed in our day because most people do not like to be confronted with the possibility that they are doing something wrong. People want to be in charge of their own lives without any repercussions for the choices they make. The Bible says, […]

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Who Do Your Kids Look Up To?

Who do your kids look up to?  Who are their heroes?  Is it even important to think about who our children look up to?  Only to the extent that we as parents realize that our children will want to emulate their heroes. You tend to want to be like the person or people you look […]

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