Category Archives: Faith

Playground Flash Mob for Jesus

Playground Flash Mob for Jesus

It was the kind of August afternoon where there wasn’t a cloud in the sky. The sun bathed everything in soft, golden light, but the air was cool enough to sit in its rays without baking. The park was busy on this lovely day. Kids were swinging, digging in the sand and climbing all over…

Wade Finds God in a Cornfield

I took Wade with me for my nightly walk. Usually I push him in a stroller, but this day I let him ride his bike for the first time while I walked behind. We live on a country road with little traffic, and I knew he wouldn’t go very fast. The first leg of our…

Pray Without Ceasing. Especially at Bedtime.

Pray Without Ceasing. Especially at Bedtime.

If you come to our house for dinner and you want to pray, you’ll have to get in line. And you might want to bring snacks. It could be a while before we eat. We have a new, somewhat unusual, sibling competition going on at our house at dinner time. The boys fight over whose…

Mom’s Emergency Scripture Reference

Mom’s Emergency Scripture Reference

Some days┬áthis mothering gig is hard. Sometimes I feel like I’m going to lose it if one more little person asks me for one more cookie. “NO! NO! YOU CAN NOT HAVE ANOTHER COOKIE. YOU HAD THREE COOKIES ALREADY, AND YOU GAVE TWO OF THEM TO THE DOG. DO YOU HAVE TO CLEAN UP THE…