You Want Me to Love Who?

How do I love? Not love my family or people who are nice to me, but how do I love people who don’t like me, are unkind to my children or aren’t like me? Loving Christians is hard enough (I know. I’m a Christian who can be very hard to love). How do we love atheists,...

Voter’s Block

I haven’t blogged for weeks. I’ve been busy with extended family get-togethers, coaching and attending post-season fall sports and doing life with four teenagers, my hard-working hubby, our dog, gecko and three hermit crabs (I have nothing to do with ensuring the...

My Quiet Time on Pinterest

I have not blogged for the past two weeks because I’m tired of being a Christian. I’m tired of being intentional. I’ve read my Bible, prayed and done other church lady things in the last two weeks, but I’m in a funk.What does a funk look like for those of who are...

You Think Prayer Does What?

Having a Chinese student living with us has challenged me immensely. It has challenged my geographic and cultural knowledge, my already weak culinary skills (I just ordered a Chinese cookbook) and my language and communication skills (I made cauliflower rice for...

Lost in Translation

Our Chinese student has been with us for one week and today he saw his first hot air balloon. Yesterday he saw his first deer, rolled down the car window and waved to it (he’s in Advanced Calculus and Chemistry yet waves at wildlife). Saturday I found out he didn’t...
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