Tag Archives: faith

Does God Care How We Educate our Children? Part 2

Before you read this post I pray that you will approach it in the spirit in which it was written: with a passion for the truth, a love for fellow brothers and sisters in Christ, and a desire to know and glorify God more. If you are reading this and you find yourself disagreeing with […]

Does God Care How We Educate Our Children?

After a brief sabbatical, I’m back to posting. But since I’m still in the fog of the newborn stage, and because new voices add depth to conversations, the next two weeks will be guest posts. The topic of educational philosophies is one that is discussed often in our home, I suppose that’s what happens when […]

A World of Connected Isolation

I wonder how many people I’ve looked at and never seen. -John Steinbeck Social opportunities abound in our age. I can find people to connect to in just about every facet of my life: marriage, parenting, homeschooling, writing, even shared interest groups over coffee. It would seem we have everything we need to flourish socially, […]

On Family: From the Girl Who Didn’t Want One

I met my husband at 20. Ironically I was concurrently terrified of marriage. At the time, I saw marriage and family as a gateway to an isolated, consumeristic, and vapid life. It looked to me to be severely limiting and, in contrast to the life I was leading, profoundly unfulfilling. I was a senior in […]

We Are a Backwards Land

I am nine weeks pregnant. I recently had the privilege of watching that nine week person through ultrasound; I watched a tiny heart beat in quick time, in the grainy image I saw new life tucked cozily and safely within me. It’s miraculous, there hidden and quiet, life is within my body, developing rapidly. I am […]