When the Christian Life is Easier Said Than Done

Yesterday I went over to a friend’s place to visit. What I’ve always appreciated about this friend is her authenticity when it comes to her struggles in raising three children. Her husband walked in the door as I was attempting to round up my kids. The three of us got into a good, unexpected conversation …

Life in the Formative Years

The formative years. I’ve been told they are the most critical years in a child’s life and I’m quickly learning that they are tough. Time-outs, spankings, constantly on the go, changing diapers, saying “no”, reading books, cuddling throughout the day, praying for friends at bed-time, learning numbers and the alphabet, potty training, playing trains and …