Going Home

Today I leave Prince Edward Island after a six day adventure with my daughter, Leah. We came to see Anne-land and tromp where Lucy Maud Montgomery tromped. We walked through the Haunted Woods and Lovers Lane, took Matthew's carriage ride around The Lake of Shining Waters, stayed at the Kindred Spirits Inn, and sat under…

The Trouble With Guilt

This is not a post about the kind of guilt that we feel when we commit sin.  I would like to post on that sometime…but not today.  Today I want to write about the guilt that we feel because we live in the 21st century, or in America, or in a middle class family, or…

Principle #2: Take It Easy

Well, by now you’ve set your goals and are well on your way to stardom.  But I am still stuck with a list of possibilities that need to be reconsidered and trimmed down.  I took my own advice and just allowed the ideas to come.  I prayed hard and specifically to be led to goals…

Job # 3: Final Authority

Final Authority: (This is one job that must be enjoyed while it is in play because it can disappear overnight.)  My children ask me the most random, interesting, perceptive questions and somehow because I own the car keys, I am supposed to know the answers.   “Why are the cousins late?” “Why makes blue?” “Why did…

AAACK! I Think I’m Like Pharoah!

See if this intreaty sounds vaguely familiar:  “Dear Lord, this particular trial in front of me right now is WAY too much to bear.  I have got to have some relief.  How can I be expected to keep functioning if this continues.  It’s affecting me physically, emotionally, and spiritually.  It’s downright awful.  It has infiltrated…