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Innocent by Association

Innocent by Association As I was driving to work one morning, a car irresponsibly and dangerously pulled out from a side street and continued down the road in front of me. I slammed my foot against the brake and as the other car straightened out in the lane, my brain registered a familiar sticker on […]

Becoming a Parent Who Is Slow to Anger

Becoming a Parent Who Is Slow to Anger How often do you find yourself feeling angry toward your children? This is hard question to ask myself. I make significant effort to be gentle, but truthfully, it is quite often that I notice myself raging inside as my eldest, almost 4 years old, is becoming more […]

If I Were at the Alamo…

If I were at the Battle of the Alamo, I wonder what I would have done. Have you ever pondered this? No? Let me explain why this is on my mind today. In case you’re not from Texas or a history buff, allow me to give you the Cliff’s Notes version of the battle: Texas declared independence from Mexico. […]

Without Grumbling

“Do everything without grumbling or arguing, so that you may be blameless and pure, children of God who are faultless in a crooked and perverted generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world, by holding firm to the word of life.”  Philippians 2:14-16  An Invitation to Go Without Complaining I invite you to […]