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He will tend his flock like a shepherd, he will gather the lambs in his arms. The hallway outside the room where your brothers sleep is a long one, running the entire length of the house, on the front side, down to the room where your...

Today I tried God's way: a soft answer to turn away my child's wrath. Soooooo. THAT works. *Insert a million real cry face emojis* Sigh. I've been a parent for 7 years in about two weeks. Our oldest is turning 7. So, expert I am not. However, I just figured THIS...

I told Jonathan tonight as I pushed our two year old on the swing and watched him play catch with our almost six year old, that, if it was okay with him, it was time to tell. For the last 8 weeks, we have been the...

Have mercy on me, O God,
 according to your steadfast love;
 according to your abundant mercy
     blot out my transgressions.   The deck chair slowly rocked back and forth, my feet propped up on the seat across from me. I have an open jar of peanuts next to me,...