Means Testing for Little Things

This is a story of my Tuesday. “No!” she shouts as I ask her if she wants to talk to her Daddy about the absolute lack of respect she’s displaying while we attempt to complete her assignments yesterday afternoon. She’s been angry with me more times than I want to count today. So many times […]

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What to Do With Disappointment

Have you ever been so excited about going to a party or a dance or a big event you couldn’t stand it? Have you ever felt the deflated feeling of missing such a big event? Like the job interview you know you nailed. Or the date that should’ve happened but didn’t. Or the friendship you […]

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Focused on Us

For the past few months life has been a bit hectic with three small ones in the house. Two under two is my life’s hardest work to date, but it’s also the most fulfilling. When you have two under two, the logistics of outings get to be more than you may want to handle. We’ve […]

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A Breakthrough to Smile About

I’m a big believer that when you get to the end of yourself, that’s when God shows up. And he really showed up yesterday. Before I tell you the breakthrough, I need to share a little background. My son, Man Cub Underfoot, has had me at the end of myself more times than I can […]

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Content Vs. Contempt

Two little letters separate these battling words. But isn’t it like that? Two little letters can change a heart in a moment. When we allow contentment to be betrayed by our circumstances, we open the door to contempt. It reminds me of a silly scene in a vampire show I watched once. The vampire said […]

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