Parenting With a Purpose

Parenting With a Purpose

Parenting With a Purpose When my older son was about a year old, I left him with my husband at home and took a solo trip to Costco. Who knew grocery trips can be therapy! I grew up in India and like many other middleclass families we had a fulltime maid and a cook who...
Peacemaker

Peacemaker

Peacemaker When our kids were young, I used a chart by Ken Sande to teach them how to handle disputes. The chart had a picture of a rainbow that was used to demonstrate common reactions to conflict. Some people feel defensive, and they lash out. The chart labeled that...
Is God Trustworthy?

Is God Trustworthy?

Is God Trustworthy? “Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me.” Psalm 57:1 (ESV) How do you feel when your future is uncertain? For months now, our son has been waiting on his college acceptances. He has his favorites, of course. As luck would have it, his “safety...
Revenge Is Easy, But Not An Option!

Revenge Is Easy, But Not An Option!

Revenge Is Easy, But Not An Option! “If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.” –Romans 12:18 (NIV) If he had said it once, he had said it a hundred times. And he had! Here’s the basic setting. I had come home from a long day of high...
Why Does God Ignore My Loneliness?

Why Does God Ignore My Loneliness?

Why Does God Ignore My Loneliness? “And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.” –Philippians 4:19 (NIV) Do you ever feel like you are surrounded by people but have no one to talk to? Maybe you feel isolated from Covid, or...