In life, we are constantly comparing things. We compare our clothes, our houses, our cars, our jobs, and even our children. But when we start comparing our identity to that of others, it will certainly lead to problems. When we compare things, it is almost always to determine what is better and what is less.… Continue reading Just
My children were two, ten and fifteen. We had entered the teenage years. It’s pretty scary the first time around. Actually, it’s a little scary every time, but especially the first time. I was having a hard time. How could I ever be prepared for all of the “first time” experiences we would have to… Continue reading Whose Job Is It Anyway?
Expectations. We all have them. Expectations for our marriages, our friends, our children, our careers, our retirement and the list goes on. Sometimes we don’t even realize that they exist until they are challenged. As hopeful and optimistic as the expectancy can make us feel, it can become equally heart-breaking and devastating. At the time… Continue reading Expectations
I had these three children. Very different ages: toddler, elementary age, and high school. So much was going on with each of them. How could I know what God’s plans for them would be? How could I pray a prayer that would really matter for each of them? And what would specifically speak to them… Continue reading The What And How