There's this duck at my local park. Everyone knows about her. She's a sassy sort. I guess she's a she. I know absolutely zero percent about ducks. And I am not getting close enough to this duck friend to find out if she is truly a she or a cranky old man duck. She seems … Continue reading Enduring Parenting
We gave our couch away. It was a lot like sitting on a pile of sharp rocks. So we weren't doing anyone any favors when we gave it to them. They sat on it. They knew it was like laying on a water-washed gravel driveway. I miss that beautiful couch. Endure: to bear, tolerate, suffer … Continue reading The Secret is Being Content
Don't ask Jesus to bring the rain and expect to not get wet. I've heard it. I sang it. And I got drenched. I first heard the Mercy Me song Hold Fast years ago on a hurried trip to the children's hospital. It was the voice of God I needed while I tried to watch … Continue reading Jesus, Bring the Rain
A teacher told me many years ago kids would be more accepting of us because our child had obvious disabilities. His needs were on full display in the way he walked, talked, the way he did everything. Or the way he did not do things. More accepting, you say? What she meant was other children … Continue reading Invisible Disability Is Not Invisible To Our God (Key Ministry)
What does worship look like for you? It's different for everyone. It shouldn't be the same for each person. So why do a lot of us look the same when we do worship? What should worship look like? Worship for me was turned upside down when I found myself on the floor a few times … Continue reading What Does Worship Look Like?