Our First Holiday Without Mom

Thanksgiving was different for our family this year.  For the first time, my husband spent it without the one who made holidays special his whole life – his mom.  None of the grandkids got to taste “giblet” gravy because no one would dare attempt to make what only Nana could. I still made her favorite … Continued

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Stop Chasing Good. Start Chasing Him.

Looking back, if I could use one word to describe what I wanted to be growing up, it was “good.” It didn’t seem to come natural as year after year I watched my classmates walk up to receive the “Christian Character Award” at our school’s end of the year program. In all my 13 school … Continued

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Kids Are Kids

Kids are kids, and let’s just say they don’t always represent us parents well. As parents, we accept them as they are but because we love them, we have vision for their lives that they will mature into considerate and responsible adults one day. Herein lies the tension. We teach them right from wrong, we … Continued

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