Parenting with Purpose | Raising Boys and Girls
Janie Cheaney: “To make everything about one thing—whether racism, class warfare, democracy, or socialism—is to diminish all things. Only one idea is big enough to be about everything, and we worship Him so we don’t have to worship earthly heroes.”
For When You Can’t Figure God Out | The Next Right Thing
Why is, in this moment sitting with my coffee cup, journal, Bible, this poem – all of it open, all of it ready for me – more important than my child sitting on my lap, her hair tangling up with mine, and she squeezes herself into me as though she’s trying to re-enter my womb?
You Still Need Good Friends | Desiring God
Many of us give our friendships less attention than they deserve, and we suffer for it. The absence of good friends slowly starves everything else we do. A husband without good friends will be a worse husband. A mother without good friends will be a worse mother. A pastor, a doctor, a teacher, and an engineer will all be less effective at their callings without the support and camaraderie of friends. And this thread weaves quietly through Scripture. How many saints can you think of who do something worth imitating while friendless?