Role reversal: The beauty of serving a parent

I’ve observed my mom almost eat glass. She’s been lost around the neighborhood a few times, she’s told me she doesn’t love me anymore, and she drank…


Hockey, Slurpees, and Jesus: Everyday faith adventures with our kids

Ice-level hockey in face masks. That was this season.  With use of distancing on benches, strict rink regulations, juggling gearing up outdoors in…


Everyday rhythms that reflect the goodness of God: Breakfast and beauty at our tables

Biscuits with bacon or sausage every weekday morning.  I can still remember my dad asking how many biscuits I wanted for the day as I pulled my…


The hands of Jesus

“Jesus reached out his hand . . . .” I’ve been reading through the gospels the past few weeks, preparing for Holy Week and Easter. This is my annual…


When your calling is quiet: Serving others no matter your season of life

My husband and I settled in for the night and decided we wanted to watch a little something before bed. It had been a long day of work, errands,…


You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

I had the privilege of interviewing David Green last week on our podcast, Pardon the Mess. Mr. Green is the seventy-seven-year-old founder of Hobby…


Is the Goal to be Right or Righteous?

There has been so much talk and justifiable outrage the last several weeks surrounding the separation of parents and children at the border—tragic…