Christmas 2012

*A version of this post was first published on 12/28/12. Please join us for Christmas 2012!! We all had such a great time visiting, feasting, munching on snacks, exchanging gifts and having fun together! One of the gifts I made for my adult sons this year was alcohol infused gummy bears and I must say, they […]

Christian Discipline

Should Discipline Involve Hitting?

The number of Christians who discipline their children using humiliation, domination, and violence is alarming! There have even been three instances over the past few years where children have been murdered by their Christian parents all in the name of (so-called) Biblical discipline. Yes, there are several verses in Proverbs that mention the use a […]

Finding Hope in all this Hopelessness

*A version of this post was originally published on 9/28/12. Our battle with Bethany’s seizure disorder often seems hopeless. My husband and I are literally helpless bystanders in her battle. Somehow we’ve managed to hang onto a little hope throughout our ordeal. I’d like to tell you how. When Bethany has a seizure, other than administering rescue […]

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7 Books I’m Currently Reading or Will be Reading Soon!

I thought I’d share with you the variety of books I’m currently reading and/or getting ready to read soon! There are seven books on my reading list. You’ll notice that there isn’t a work of fiction among them. That’s because I prefer reading to glean information! My favorite books are those that teach me something! […]

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Christians, Please Stop Saying This to People In Crisis

I am a follower of Jesus! Some people call that being a Christian. I spent many years attending Christian functions and hanging around with other Christians. Hearing and speaking Christian lingo was my norm! “Praise the Lord”, “God is Good!”, and “God has blessed me!” are all relatively harmless phrases that most Christians spew out […]

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Could it be Possible that I Just Might be a Pro-Life Christian Feminist?

What are the chances that a 58 year old Christian woman like myself could be a pro-life Christian Feminist? Well, regardless of what anyone else might think, a pro-life Christian feminist is what I consider myself to be! A long time ago, in another place and time, I considered myself to be the epitome of […]