what gifts do you need?

Store Clerk: “What is Santa giving you for Christmas.” 5-year-old: “Santa’s not real; he’s just a nice story we tell at Christmas time. You may make-believe if you want to—it’s fun.” This is a paraphrase of my granddaughter’s conversation, echoing her grandmother via her mother. “It’s a fun story to enjoy, but it’s not real. What do… Read More

What’s your love language?

Love doesn’t do well in solitary confinement. It needs to be communicated. We are commanded to show love to our children, our spouses, our friends, our neighbors, and our world. Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples. John 13:35, NLT But do those around us recognize what… Read More

What’s my shape?

Do you know yourself—how you are put together? Your strengths and weaknesses? Or have you absorbed a script for your life written by others or by circumstances similar to the examples below? Financial success is an important measure of success in your family, but you have always wanted to find a small homestead and try… Read More