Not So Fast

Not So Fast

“The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.” Proverbs 22:3   A story first, and then my soapbox:   The Maiden & The Wall “We are walls of protection that God has lovingly placed around our [children]. ...
Flourishing in the Ordinary – Untouchable Mamas

Flourishing in the Ordinary – Untouchable Mamas

Let’s play a word association game:  When I say “enemies to parenting”, what images come to mind?   Snapchat? High school druggies? Vixens in crop tops?   As I’m finding with many things in life, the obvious offenders aren’t always the most dangerous. ...
A Helpful Curse

A Helpful Curse

“Because you have listened to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree of which I commanded you, ‘You shall not eat of it,’ cursed is the ground because of you; in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life;  Thorns and thistles it shall bring forth...
Confessions of a Reluctant Blogger

Confessions of a Reluctant Blogger

“Who is the man who fears the Lord?  Him will he instruct in the way that he should choose.  His soul shall abide in well-being, and his offspring shall inherit the land.” Psalm 25:12-13 I’m back. Sorry for the long hiatus, but I had some thinking to do.  I’ll tell...
When Will You Finally Slow Down?

When Will You Finally Slow Down?

I am delighted to share this blog with you, not only because Lucinda Seacrest McDowell was the picture of effervescent joy and the resident mentor for us wanna-be-writer-speaker types at the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writer’s Conference this past...