How Then Shall We Live?

I have been reading out loud to my youngest five children. They are also my students as we homeschool. Three of them are teens and two are tweens. All five have listened with rapt attention as we have taken our time sauntering through the pages of C.S. Lewis’s The Magician’s Nephew. We have savored the…

Mulligrubs And Struggles

I’m going to admit two things. First, I’ve been fighting the mulligrubs. I’ve been doing my best to shake it off but, it’s been a struggle. As a matter of fact, everywhere I look it seems the people I care about are in struggles of their own. There are health struggles, relationship struggles, financial struggles,spiritual…

Beautiful Brokenness 

People are strange creatures sometimes. Don’t you think? Well, I know I certainly can be. I tend to be much more open about past struggles. You know, the ones I’ve faced and already came out on the other side of.  But, when I’m struggling in the moment, as in this very moment, I tend to…