Parenting

Does God Need Man?

I recently attended a children’s program that opened with a recitation. The words came hurriedly with a catchy rhythm. I’m not against creativity in written rhythm and prose, but this account of creation expressed God’s thoughts and needs. The theme implied that God...

Mother-Daughter Difference

    At age five, I remember Momma making bologna sandwiches, placing Pringles on a plate, and pouring Coke for my brother Greg and me. She sometimes prepared meals from meager means. I also vividly remember Momma’s firm validation that I would continue attending...

First

It’s hard to believe that May 1, 2024, has passed. Hours, days, weeks, months, and years progress so swiftly. Memories of a first from years ago fill my mind. I vividly remember my first child’s delivery. Her birth did not go as planned. My doctor visit revealed...

God Hears

Does God hear when He says no to our prayers? In the past, I’ve felt disappointed because my prayers went unanswered, or so I thought. Years of praying for unresolved relational issues made me heavy-hearted. I’d wept and prayed, while the person I prayed for was...

Why Now?

Mom’s fall happened at a bad time. With three grandchildren visiting, Mom to care for, and a lack of sleep, now (Saturday afternoon) did not seem a good time to cope with a fall. The next morning at 4:30 a.m. Mom was in pain, so an ER visit was necessary. I called my...

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