Beautiful Lessons in Trust

We stand in line for coffee, my stomach growling as we chat about children and mom-things. She reaches the cash register first. While she pays, I pick through plastic-wrapped sandwiches, lost deep in thought about whether the turkey club with jalapeno mayo will be too spicy. I don’t like spicy. As she turns to walk … Continue reading Beautiful Lessons in Trust

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Dreams and Goals: Preparing for a Fresh, New Year

Is there anything more beautiful than an empty page waiting to be filled with fresh hopes and dreams? Almost 10 years ago, I started what I call my “Dream Book”. I love this book. It’s filled with short-term and long-term goals. Some dreams are for the immediate future. Some dreams are carried over from year … Continue reading Dreams and Goals: Preparing for a Fresh, New Year

31 Days of Prayer: A Simple Plan for Children

We added another layer to the girls' Kindness Countdown yesterday. Something simple that the kids can do each and every day, all the way until the New Year. The idea started here. We took it and added our own little twist. I've often struggled with how to teach my children to effectively pray for others. It's easy, … Continue reading 31 Days of Prayer: A Simple Plan for Children