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Monthly Archives: June 2017

What Is A Fair Prayer To Pray?

I think some of my prayers aren’t fair. They are not reasonable to ask of God. By way of giving a few examples of the kinds of prayers I mean… Is it fair to pray for help on a test if you don’t study? Is it fair…

The Gifts Of My Fathers

Parents inevitably leave prints on their children, marks that are uniquely recorded per child and per season of life. What comes to mind first when asked, that is the core legacy of a parent to the child. This inheritance can run the gamuts of positive to negative, sparse or abundant…

Redirecting The Game Of Expectations

We had the most stimulating date yesterday. My husband and I used our kids’ nap time to assign responsibilities. We sat together, listed everything that needs to be done to run our household and designated his or my name by each point. Here’s why we did it: Expectations. We…

Think Through This Before Having Children

As someone who was married thirteen years before having children, I have been asked more than once how you know if you are ready to start a family. My quick answer: I didn’t know. You can read more about that here. My longer reply: I have a faith-born…