Praying the Words of Jesus for Your Teen

Pray the Word of Jesus for Your Teen--John 17: "Lord, they are yours."

For one short season of our parenting journey, my husband and I felt as if we were hanging onto the reins of a runaway horse. Daily battles over curfews and negotiations around boundary lines had taken the place of warm conversation and laughter around the table, and we mourned the loss as we searched for… Continue reading Praying the Words of Jesus for Your Teen

Filling the Love Tank

For Mother's Day 2015, my boys collaborated on a load of bark mulch for my flower gardens -- and then faithfully spread every last particle.  What a gift!  They were certainly speaking my love language! Gary Chapman's five love languages have become woven into the fabric of our culture.  Any conversation centered around interpersonal dynamics… Continue reading Filling the Love Tank