How to Pray The Heart of God For Your Kids

  ‘You want to know the best way to learn about somebody you’ve never met?  Read about the things that were important to them.  Read the things they themselves said or wrote.  Talk to people who rubbed shoulders with them.  It’s a perfect blueprint for finding accurate information. You want to know the best way to pray for your kids and people who are important to you?  Read about the things that are important to … Read more

Why We Need To Call 9-1-1

Before I went to bed on September 10, 2001, I knew what I was going to do the next day: sleep. I’d been fighting a cold from allergies, changing weather and the germs my kids probably brought home from school. Because I tend to lapse into a drunken stupor when I take medication for a cold or allergies, I delay until I just can’t take it anymore. I’d spent that day getting my work caught … Read more

Why I Spent a Day Doing Nothing

  I should have been inside today — cleaning out stuffed drawers, crammed bookcases, and weary closets.   I could have felt the breeze and heard the birds from my open windows.   I chose instead to ignore the call of spring-cleaning and spend the day doing only, as some folks would say, absolutely nothing. But do you call ten minutes on the swing in the tree house yard, looking up through the green branches … Read more