Here’s the Noose

Here’s the Noose   “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” I Peter 5:7 (NIV) Last week was difficult.  I had writing deadlines, part-time job demands, extra responsibilities and appointments, and the normal craziness of chauffeur, cook, and housekeeper. I woke up late on Tuesday and began running down the listContinue reading “Here’s the Noose”

I Learn More From My Kids – Part II

“But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it.” Ephesians 4:7(NIV)  Yesterday we talked about three important lessons I learned from my kids.  Today I want to talk about how those lessons were learned from Jesus originally and apply to all of us. The first lesson talked about respect.  WhenContinue reading “I Learn More From My Kids – Part II”

I Learn More From My Kids – Part I

“The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love.” Psalm 145:8 (NIV) Last night my little one came up to me to ask me a question and I smelled Thin Mints on his breath.  I knew the only Thin Mints we had were his sister’s, ones she has received from aContinue reading “I Learn More From My Kids – Part I”

I Didn’t Become a Parent to be Loved

“Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth.  Blessed is the man     whose quiver is full of them…” Psalm 127: 4-5 (NIV) I’ve wanted to be a parent for as long as I can remember.  In fact, I was blessed by a special woman, Linda, who saw my “mommyContinue reading “I Didn’t Become a Parent to be Loved”