Confession of a Mom: Who Yells

“If you would just listen the first time, I wouldn’t have to yell!” If I had a nickel for every time I have said that phrase. But yet, they still don’t listen, and here I stand feeling guilty, because once again I yelled. I am not judging those who yell. I just confessed, I am a […]

How to Be Still for God Amid a Noisy Life

Not long ago, I was in my van with a 15-year old friend of the family and my kids. She and I were chatting a bit, the radio was on, and each of my children were singing―not along with the radio. The three of them were each singing their own song. I look over to […]

Children, Obey Your Parents

We’ve all heard the verse from Ephesians, “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right” (6:1). As a mother, I have taught this verse to my children. I have tried to get them to understand it. There isn’t a Sunday School in the world that hasn’t taught this verse to little ones. It […]

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