The parable of the protesting preschooler (or, when God drags us kicking and screaming)

He was sleeping happily on the couch when we hoisting him upright and informed him, “It’s time to go. Get up!” If you’ve never roused a four-year-old from a late-afternoon nap, you have no idea of the battle which ensues. He did not want to go, and he demonstrated that by shouting and flailing. Hiding … Continue reading The parable of the protesting preschooler (or, when God drags us kicking and screaming)

Book 5 Teaser–Life’s a test, not a holiday

This is what I chant to myself when the kitchen pipe leaks, and black mold destroys the drywall and carpeting in my son's basement bedroom . . . When our two ancient vans have one problem after another after another . . . When my plans for the day get blown out of the water … Continue reading Book 5 Teaser–Life’s a test, not a holiday