Raise the child you have, not the child you want

I have a friend who learned her daughter had cancer after her visit to the pediatrician when she was 2-years-old. Her blood work was off, and this…


The perfectly imperfect puzzle: Working with what God has given you today

I was laying in bed late one night, and I heard a message come in on my phone. It was from my fourteen-year-old daughter. The gist of it is that she…


Ode to Christmas Past and New Year’s Hope

The stockings that were hung by the chimney with care Are somewhere in the laundry with the underwear. The tree that shimmered with ornaments and…


Reece Whitley: SportsKid of the Year

Reece Whitley was seven years old when he failed a deep-water safety test at summer camp. He had to watch his friends enjoy the pool without him. He…