As moms we don’t intend to lead our children into lying simply by the kind of questions we ask.  Rather, it would be our heart’s desire to draw them into the truth when we ask those questions requiring an honest answer.   Because my mom was a teacher, for like a billion years, she would… Read More


For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, SO THAT you through His poverty might become rich. 2 Corinthians 2:9 (NAS) Two words jumped off the page like they were highlighted neon pink.  Paul says “for you know the grace of… Read More


Since it was near the end of another school year, and it happened to be  my wedding anniversary, I had the perfect brain teaser for my third graders. On the board I wrote, “21 years.”  Under it I wrote:  months, weeks, days, hours, and minutes.  How many in 21 years? At the end of the… Read More


“Paul, an apostle—not from men nor through man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead— and all the brothers who are with me, To the churches of Galatia:  Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ,who gave himself for our sins to deliver… Read More


She would NOT jump into the water.  My pride was having cramps and my patience was running thin.  I wanted to push her in.  She would survive.  She would be fine and everyone knew this.  But, Rachel’s fear was speaking louder than the evidence before her.  We went home from lessons that day dry. I… Read More