For Just Such a Time as This

Mordecai sent this reply to Esther: “Don’t think for a moment that because you’re in the palace you will escape when all other Jews are killed. If you keep quiet at a time like this, deliverance and relief for the Jews will arise from some other place, but you and your relatives will die. Who […]

What Hope Means

Hope. It is a wonderful word, that you would be surprised, is more powerful then what we may think. I have been doing Summer camp for three weeks this June and one of our bible studies was on the word Hope. When we think of hope, we think……“I hope I get the job……I hope the […]

Inner Beauty

We have this local restaurant close by. It used to be located on the corner of a main intersection and it had beautiful stonework on the outside. It had such a regal look about it. The inside was nothing overly fancy, but the food was good. The outside would lead you to believe that it […]

Teaching our Children Confidence

As I reflect back on the latest adventures with two toddlers I am amazed at how their moods and energy feed off of me and vice versa.  As we started swim lessons last night my daughter was nervous and I knew it was up to me  to confidently tell her that she was safe and […]

Confidence in Failure

I’ve had one of those weeks where I just seem to be failing. I am not doing life very well, and the more I fail, the more frustrated with myself I become. Normally for me this turns into a vicious cycle. First, I fail. I lose my temper with my kids, I don’t actually live […]

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