Water, Wine, and Weddings

During the season of Lent, I find myself drawn to looking at the three-year ministry of Jesus and pondering anew how he interacted with those around him on a daily basis. I am struck by how often he ...

Spiritual Shoveling

How predictable that I would post on snow today given the blanketing that we got over night and that is still wrapping itself up around my porch like a turtleneck fresh out of the bleach. Usually aft...

Stronger on the Other Side

I was walking along today with my family down a rocky trail. My husband and I walked along trees and nature of various kinds. The children rode their bikes with the sounds of happiness accompanying t...

How Children Make Decisions

Have you ever wondered why some kids are picky eaters and others willingly try anything you offer them? Maybe you have one child who absolutely loves workbooks and another who thinks paper and pencil...