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"Mom, Is God Really Real?" II

As Grant and I sat at the kitchen table, more and more questions came. Great questions. (Ahem, hard questions): Grant: “How do we know that God is real? I’ve never seen Him.” “You know, God is so glorious, so holy and perfect that the Bible says we can not look at him with these eyes … Continue reading

Love Dare #5: Popping the Question

I give you a new commandment: love one another. Just as I have loved you, you must also love one another. John 13:34From both of us…Brent and Becky:Marriage is a promise to love unconditionally. For better or for worse, for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health, as long as we both shall live…These … Continue reading

In Spite of Cussing and Southern Comfort

There was a time in my life when I stood outside, looking in on the Christian way of life. I was an onlooker. Through the window I could see joy, deep joy, peace, freedom, authentic laughter and meaningful friendships. Christians were fascinating to watch. But I was just that…a watcher. An outsider. By choice. I … Continue reading

Tale of the Thrift Store Bunny

I have hinted every Mother’s day, birthday and Valentine’s Day, for the past four years, that I want a stuffed animal from Build-A-Bear. I love the thought of my little boys picking out a soft shell, kissing three little hearts, stuffing a puppy, bear or bunny with lots of white fluff. I can just see … Continue reading

Rejoicing with Angels

“You know how God made us, Mommy?” “How Ethan?” “He just said our name and then we poofed!” Ethan …. My little theologian.I could sit here and think of one-liner after on-liner of Ethanisms. He is quite the ham. Like the time he told me he wanted to be a “snowball fighter” when he grows … Continue reading