That’s what we’re called. Parents who have children who are of a different race than they are – whether it is through adoption or through interracial marriage, I don’t think it matters. It’s different. It’s different because you straddle two worlds. You are in one world, your child(ren) are often in another world. Sometimes those … Continue reading A Trans-Racial Parent Speaks Out
Ann Voskamp had a guest post on her blog – you can read the entire thing here……. There was one sentence that hit me like a ton of bricks….. I want to know the secret to sleeping in the boat. You know the story, right? Jesus and his disciples are crossing the Sea of Galilee … Continue reading Sleeping–Jesus Style
I’m going to go a little contrarian here. Rather than doing one of the “10 Most……” blog posts or the “New Years Resolutions” blog posts, I’m going to tell you why I won’t. I won’t be posting the 10 best things about 2014. I won’t be posting the 10 “highest traffic” blog posts of 2014. … Continue reading Why I Won’t……
This morning, we had the privilege of hearing a sermon on Isaiah 40:1-12. If I dare summarize the entire sermon into one sentence, it would be: “God lays down the highway, he paves the road, he fills in the valleys, all you have to do is move part of the rocks.” In other words, God … Continue reading Heavy Lifting
“Use the life you’ve been given to give others life.” That’s a direct quote from Ann Voskamp’s book of Advent devotions called, “Unwrapping The Greatest Gift.” I highly recommend it. Today she tells the story of Esther. You know Esther, the Jew who was queen – even though very few people knew she was Jewish. … Continue reading How are You Going To? How are You?