Fast and Loose

"I am stuck in a generation where loyalty is just a tattoo, love is just a quote, and lying is the new truth." ~unknown As a child, I was told the importance of telling the truth.  I learned that lesson well and still remember a time when I refused to listen to my mother about … Continue reading Fast and Loose


The Wisdom of Youth

For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus. Philippians 1:6-7 My youngest son was given an assignment for school to write a list of virtues. He took to this with passion and aplomb. I knew nothing of … Continue reading The Wisdom of Youth

What She Saw Changed Her Mind…

What She Saw Changed Her Mind About Getting an Abortion Reblogged from The Daily Signal, written by Kelsey Harkness Justine Curry didn’t mean to get pregnant. Her then-boyfriend Dave Norman told her he was infertile, so they didn’t use protection. “We were not safe at all,” Curry, a recovering alcoholic, told The Daily Signal. … Continue reading What She Saw Changed Her Mind…

When The “Sun” Is Gone

The other morning I rose early with the sun to meet a friend for exercise.  I tiptoed downstairs to the laundry room to get some clean socks, making sure I did not disturb my sleeping son.  I moved silently past his bedroom door and then I heard it - my heart cracking and my breath catching in … Continue reading When The “Sun” Is Gone

Ten Truths for the Teenage Girl – Because It Matters Who You’re Becoming

Reblogged from Living Proof Ministries - written by Lindsee This past Saturday a sweet woman and a friend I’ve known for some time invited me to a birthday tea she hosted for her 13-year-old girl. Before the celebration, she asked a few ladies to write down a few things to encourage her girl as she is … Continue reading Ten Truths for the Teenage Girl – Because It Matters Who You’re Becoming


tal·is·man ˈtaləsmən,ˈtalizmən/ noun an object, typically an inscribed ring or stone, that is thought to have magic powers and to bring good luck. su·per·sti·tion ˌso͞opərˈstiSH(ə)n/noun a widely held but unjustified belief in supernatural causation leading to certain consequences of an action or event, or a practice based on such a belief. Lacrosse players are a superstitious bunch.  Rules … Continue reading Talisman

It’s Up To You Now…

Photo by Mark Petruzzi Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. Deuteronomy 6:6-7 And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit … Continue reading It’s Up To You Now…

When He Was But Two

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. James 1:17 Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.Psalm 127:3 Today is my oldest son's birthday. When he was very young … Continue reading When He Was But Two

The “Religion” of Parenting

Exodus 20:3-5  “You shall have no other gods before[a] me.  I ran across this article today which was so spot on that I felt like shouting with jubilation. I was recently discussing a challenging situation I was having with one of my younglings with a family member.  I said," I love that kid, but I … Continue reading The “Religion” of Parenting