Why there will be different answers to these questions, and why that’s ok

Each of my writing classes was subjected to the following experiment. I’d divide the students into three groups, have all of them close their eyes, then, one group at a time, they’d open their eyes to read three words on the board. The first group would read this: After they closed their eyes, I’d erase … Continue reading Why there will be different answers to these questions, and why that’s ok

3 ways in which parents are like God (and 3 ways we aren’t–yet)

I’ve always known that parenthood is how God teaches us to be like Him, but now that I’ve been at it for 25 years, I feel like I’m finally understanding some of those aspects. For example: 1) God WANTS to hear from us. Wherever, whenever. I know this, because currently our family is spread over … Continue reading 3 ways in which parents are like God (and 3 ways we aren’t–yet)

If you could give your younger self a message from the future, what would it be?

That’s how I felt two days ago, and wondered if I could. Allow me to back up a bit. My blog is a little late this week, because I spent a few days in a hospital two hours away assisting my oldest daughter with her second born, and then with her toddler son. When her … Continue reading If you could give your younger self a message from the future, what would it be?