Spiritual Development

Growing Pains-Why Does It Take Pain To Get Us To Listen?

It took just a few short weeks before his knees began to cry out.   STOP! He had put his whole heart, strength, and skill into preparing and working out for the upcoming spring football season.  But somewhere along the way, his knees said no.  This was devastating.  After waiting all his life to play… Continue reading Growing Pains-Why Does It Take Pain To Get Us To Listen?

Spiritual Development

When Your Child Gets Lost

It was a hot July summer morning.  Scott, the children (ages 5, 4, 2 and 1) and I were at a church with two other churches and youth groups.  People were buzzing around everywhere.  Youth were playing ball in the gym and running up and down the stairs to the classrooms and into the lobby.… Continue reading When Your Child Gets Lost

Spiritual Development

Receiving Blessings From A Giving Father

I lay in bed and look upon the picture.  Dawn is coming and the day about to begin.  Praises to the Holy God rise to my lips as I consider the beauty of His creation.  He alone is the creator of all things.   The scriptures I read ring praises to the God who desires… Continue reading Receiving Blessings From A Giving Father