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Trusting God to Fill in the Gaps

 

The planks arrived and it was a fixer-upper day! The bedroom was getting a new floor! As we installed each plank and increased every row- the excitement grew.  My husband and I methodically shifted furniture onto the newly floored half of the...

7 Important Identity Words to Speak Over Your Children

Your son’s hand is up so high. “Pick me!!” Now he’s waving his arm back and forth because this is his chance to shine. But he’s overlooked. He’s not seen. He’s not chosen. What words play through his head? Lies or truth? Whispers from the enemy...

Legacy of Love: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Psalm 116:15 Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. (ESV)

50 years ago today, we lost a great national pastor.  Martin Luther King Jr. loved well.  He changed our nation and our world.  He stood up and spoke for those whose...

When Your Child Gets Cancer: A Parent's Perspective

I will never forget when the doctor told us, “Your daughter has cancer.”  The only worse words were, “She has relapsed.”   While my life has a very definitive line of “before cancer” and “after cancer”, cancer does not define my family and it...

The Real Benefit of Students Participating in Theater 

 

Every spring our school produces a Broadway musical.  It’s a wonderful time of celebrating the talents of our students both on and off the stage, and it’s a beautiful picture of the body of Christ, one in which each person involved in the show...

Quick Tips to Encourage your Middle Schooler

 

Middle School is hard! 

It just is.  Between the changes in friendships, developmental differences, raging hormones, and spiritual maturity, life is a struggle.  It’s a constant barrage of questions all leading back to one….am I valuable?  Our...

The Battle:  How Cancer Changed Me

Fighting cancer has been one of the hardest things I have ever had to face. The endless nausea and vomiting were overwhelming. At one point, I was nauseous for over a week straight. Cancer wrecked my body, and it made my emotions seem like they...

Spreading Their Wings:  Lessons on Letting Go of a High School Senior

 

One of my son, Grant’s very first video games was called Kirby.  The year was 1999, and my almost seven-year-old had begged me for this Nintendo 64 game, and I reluctantly gave in to his pleas. He worked that game for months within his...

Smart Tips for Visiting Museums with Children

 
I am a lover of museums. My love runs deep where I could spend many hours reading every label in the building. Now that I am a mom of three, it is nearly impossible to visit a museum and take in every piece of information I encounter ...

Why Understanding the Purpose of Man Matters in Education

One day a man hears some rustling behind his shed and decides to investigate. He peeks around the corner and observes his son with three items: a board, a nail, and a watch. This combination of items perplexes the father, so he decides to watch...