Why Mothers Mother Differently – Part I

Do you have a friend whose mothering style drives you crazy? Well, I hate to break it to you, but your style drives her crazy too. It need not be this way, studious moms! God made each of us uniquely and He completely expects our mothering to align with how He created us, not with … Continue reading Why Mothers Mother Differently – Part I

Learning to Trust God: Lessons from the Pool

Sometimes we struggle to trust God. The giants we face in life are... well... in our face. They are enormous, real, and overwhelming. Trust God to fix that problem? Trust God to heal that relationship? Trust God in the midst of this sickness and that financial crisis? Trust God to transform me? I was struck … Continue reading Learning to Trust God: Lessons from the Pool

What Social Media has Proven that We Need

Sarcasm and truth friends. I couldn't resist this list: 1) We need to know what's for dinner. Before social media, we didn't care what anybody was eating for dinner except the people sitting at our own table. Now, we care about what our neighbors eat, what their friends eat, and even what their pets eat. From gourmet … Continue reading What Social Media has Proven that We Need

When it Comes to Fifty Shades, Use Your Gray Matter

When Fifty Shades of Grey was released, I barely noticed. I knew it was a book about sex and that’s about all I knew. After 31 years of marriage, and in spite of the wisecracks from big-family detractors years ago, yes, I “know how it works.” But since everybody’s talking about this movie, let’s talk … Continue reading When it Comes to Fifty Shades, Use Your Gray Matter