Embers

Have you ever noticed the energy level of kids when they are playing together? About the only way I can describe it is like this:

Fighting a bath

As a boy I remember hating baths. I would rather my mom simply leave me to sit and marinate all night in sweat and dirt. I remember one time telling her I’ll be fine in the morning…as if somehow the marinating process would automagically (I think I just...

A Place of Dependence

A Place of Dependence Most kids are completely comfortable being dependent on their parents. I realize there does reach a certain age where they desire a bit of independence. And that is healthy. I cannot help but think about when Jesus instructed that if anybody...

Hi God It’s Me

“Hi God….are you there?, It’s me Margaret!” Every time I start to talk to God with a “Hi God”,  I can’ t help but think of that line from a book I read as a kid by Judy Blume! Makes me smile and often laugh out loud! Good...

Cost of discipleship

Cost of discipleship “No! That’s where I was sitting!” “No it’s not! I’ve been sitting here all day!” “No you haven’t! It’s my turn to sit there! Mom, Dad! She’s not sharing! I want to sit there and she is sitting there!” This is just peek at one of many conversations...