May 2017

  • A Letter To My Kids

    This weekend I set out to revise an old article on how parents can teach their children about God, thinking I’d post some things that worked when my kids were younger and add some new ideas for older kids/teens. But it dawned on me in the process of looking through my material that I’m not exactly […]

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  • hasta la vista, funeral suits

    The last few weeks I’ve been talking to women who are serious about ditching their “funeral suits.” Oh, they looked like they were just drinking coffee and catching up, and I’ve had a blast meeting with them at homes and cafes. But what they’ve really been doing is digging into what God has to say about becoming […]

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  • It’s Not About the Bread: A 10-minute Devo to Calm Your End-of-School-Year Stress

    Yesterday, my daughter and I hunted like mad for her cellphone, so convinced she left it at school (grrrrrrr) that we overlooked it three times in an obscure backpack pocket (oops).  This morning, she left her breakfast behind while scrambling to get to an early rehearsal, so right now I’m sitting in the school parking […]

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  • i am pauline

    Ever want to share an experience, but when you try, it’s like you’re back in grade-school writing a theme called something like “Why It’s Important to Help Others”? For weeks, I’ve been trying to synthesize my thoughts following a three-day outreach project I did with Caroline, my daughter. It would have been simple to post […]

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