When Your Kids Talk Back

Sass Back talk Sauce Cheek Lip Guff Depending on where you live, one of the above mentioned words is commonly used to describe the disrespectful rebuttal kids give their parents from time to time. No matter how cute the kid―or the word you use―is, back-talk is not a desired attribute. My oldest child is very articulate. […]

“I’m the Lord’s Servant”

To me, there is nothing more enjoyable at Christmas than reveling over the birth of Jesus, our Savior and King! It seems every year, something more profound reveals what was unnoticed to me before. It was a few years ago that Mary made center stage. It wasn’t so much as her being chosen or what […]

Submitting Control

My friends and I used to ask each other in high school which part of ourselves we would change if we could…it was probably a very unhealthy game that rooted in a lot of self hatred. But I actually had this thought today, where I wondered what my answer would be now. It wouldn’t be […]

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 […]

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 […]

Our Time is His

Time is so precious and valuable. Although, in the modern world we are used to instantaneous gratification and immediacy. We live in a fast-paced world! In Bible times, men and women waited several years for an answered prayer and it seemed as though God would wait until just the last minute before bringing a situation […]

The Power of Redemption

As my babies turn into toddlers we have certainly turned a corner in our world of parenting.  I have been so focused on trying to control their environment and teach them to the power of obedience and show them through obedience that I love them and I am doing everything I can to protect them. […]

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