Going through Storms

The “storms” in our lives are sort of like the weather. We can feel like our insides are full of lightning and thunder and wind. We can feel like a problem might drown us. Everyone has storms in thei...

Finish Strong

It’s that time of year again. We are all but finished—with only a few weeks standing between us and the end of our homeschooling year. However, if you are like me, you may feel more like a bruised up...

Harry Truman

“Who has despised the day of small things?” (Zechariah 4:10). I imagine each of us has considered something that seemed insignificant and thought, “Oh, that doesn’t matter....

The Resistant Reader

To say that I love to read would be an understatement.  Some people collect art.  Others collect shoes.  As for me, I have a deep-seated conviction that I can never have too many good books.  New boo...

Funny or Die (trying)

Years ago, a primitive family from back in the hills came in for a visit to the big city. They went into a mall for the very first time in their lives. The father and son went strolling through the h...