Certain faith in uncertain times

During week one of social distancing, I helped distribute food. The public schools and another nonprofit had done the hard work of rallying volunteers to donate and assemble bags. I set up a table one day and handed out bags another day. It was easy to keep six feet away from people except during the... Continue Reading →

My Favorite Things about Homeschooling

Since COVID19 has forced families to home school, I thought it might be helpful to share from my experience. I have often referred to Joe and me as educational schizophrenics. Over the 25 years we parented full time, we public schooled, private schooled, boarding schooled and home schooled our seven children. I spent more than... Continue Reading →

Throughout my years as a mother, I filled my journals with pleas to God for help raising my seven children. Old photos take me back to those moments of prayer and struggle when the future seemed so dang far away and the rewards seemed few. But that was then, and this is now. I feel... Continue Reading →

To my Christian friends wondering how you'll survive the election of 2020, I completely understand your turmoil. The editorial last month in Christianity Today and the responses by Trump defenders accentuate the political division among Christ followers. I have certainly been very open about how the Trump presidency has been a burden for me personally,... Continue Reading →

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