I spoke on Sunday about obedience by looking at the story of Balaam and his talking donkey. I realize the above photo is a horse and not a donkey, but I couldn’t resist — the picture is just too good. Photo credit Mikael Kristenson
There is something in your heart. Perhaps it’s been there a long time, or maybe it’s new. But it’s real and it’s rich. You daydream of its fulfillment. The conversations you will have with people. The excitement that bubbles up from deep inside. But when the reality of it sits before you – it’s…
I am often very fluid when it comes to my own devotions, so making a time to gather the kids to sit around and listen to me wax lyrical and then ask them a bunch of deep and meaningfuls (groan), not to mention throwing homework into the mix – I was on the verge of giving up. If you ignore it, it goes away right?!
Are we overvaluing our children? Is that even a thing? According to a recent study done by Ohio State University, the engulfing praise of our kids is creating a generation of narcissistic brats. Confession Ok…so I might be one of those parents that heaps praise on my kids. Do I praise them too much? Who…
when faced with the decision to do something that makes me uncomfortable, I often opt out and refer to my introverted personality as the culprit…that way I don’t need to take responsibility for my insecurity.
When you think of a long road trip and three young children, ‘easy parenting’ is probably not what comes to mind. In fact, for some, it probably sounds like a nightmare.
Yes, where to start, good question. When we had first decided we were going to go on our adventurous road trip, and that we would therefore need to homeschool the kids, I had originally looked at signing up to the local ‘School of Distance Education’. I thought this was a great resource…and really, I’m sure…