From the time our children were babies we read to them a lot, identifying pictures in books. Building their vocabulary, along with a love of books, one word at a time. And it paid off! Our daughter could already say many words at 9 months. And by age one, she spoke in complete sentences! Our son, also an early starter, was only a bit behind his sister.
Family – Friendships – Fellowship – Hospitality
Parents, Be Careful What You Allow
John Wesley said, “What one generation tolerates, the next generation will embrace.” He was referring to sin. And we have seen this play out throughout history. But I’d like to look at it from a different angle.
The Father Abraham Mystery Walk
Have you ever taken a Mystery Walk? I have, and we all take them every day. Because when we come right down to it, life is a mystery. We can’t know what tomorrow holds, or even if we will have any tomorrows. And it’s sometimes tricky to know which path to follow, let alone explain it to our kids!
God’s Plan for Marriage
The topic of marriage cropped up at a neighborhood dinner this past Christmas, after they learned that Hubby and I have been happily married 43 years. “What’s your secret?” they asked with both incredulity and admiration.
That palace, it struck both fear and awe into the heart of the young woman passing near its gates. The opulence and magnificence of its halls well-known throughout the land. Not that she, of course, would ever see inside.
7 Tools for Breaking Through Anger
Do you know the tale of The Little Engine That Could? The little train in that children’s story discovered he could do anything by first convincing himself that he could. So he went around continually repeating, “I think I can, I think I can…”