I asked you to answer this question: What is 1 thing you’ve done that has helped or served someone in a practical way? This blog is what you sent in. Wow.
Every home has rules. Even the homes without rules have rules. (‘No rules’ is a rule!) Some are spoken, like ‘Put the toilet seat down.’
Want to know how to showcase humility (and strength) to your kids? Here’s one practical way to do it.
Lord, you know what it’s like to lead. The rest of us can only imagine the cacophony of personalities and competing priorities, the stress and
Every single parent I know wants to do a good job raising their kids. But after that, the unanimity about how to do it usually goes out
If you have kids you’ve probably thought about sibling rivalry. It’s kind of like debt or a skin rash: You don’t think about it until
What makes people happy? Presents? A thank you? A big bag of potato chips with zero calories? The answer will be different for different people. A
What’s the deal with a bunny, Good Friday, eggs, a resurrection and the date always changing? This post offers some explanation.
You and I both wonder, Who will my daughter marry? No matter who it is, the young punk (er, I mean, young man) will most certainly not
Who was Valentine, anyway? Did he secretly marry star-crossed lovers? Was he a priest? And what is some advice for a stronger love today?
Ash Wednesday kicks off Lent — the 40-day period leading up to Easter (excluding Sundays). During that time, a lot of people “give something up.”
Life can get complicated. And expensive! If you have kids, you know there are infinite ways to spend money on them. To quote The Grinch Who
If you’re married, you can do this. (But it’s so common-sensical that maybe you don’t do it.) Here’s the thing: We want the best for our
God of now, of this moment: You know what this year has been like—those awesome soul-smiling moments, and also those dark parts. Through it all
It was a call for help on Facebook. A woman didn’t have enough gas for her car. It was late in the evening, the gas station
Was Jesus actually born on December 25? How does Santa fit into things? Is my nativity scene correct? Each year I get several questions about
I heard an expression that “There are no atheists in foxholes”—meaning that when people are in trouble they call out to God, no matter who
“Time to go to church!” But why? When I was young I remember pretending to sleep in one Sunday morning. Don’t tell! Over time I learned
By the time a child is six they are a living, walking blueprint of who they will be for the rest of their lives. Will
Ghouls, goblins. And candy! For some people — not all — Halloween can cause mixed feelings because of its dark undertones. Er, overtones. I recall