The Danger of a Culture Fixated on Children

The Danger of a Culture Fixated on Children

Just days before my first child was born, a couple in our church gave my husband and me some advice to which I didn’t pay much attention at the time. I realize now that it was a glorious piece of information that I would later come to cherish in my motherhood days. In the conversation, our dear friends (who happen to have SIX children…SIX!) said to us, “Just be sure that … [Read more...]

Keeping Our Problems Inside the Marriage

Our Ground Rules on Communication

I’m not a blogger or a public writer, but I love words. I love reading, and I love writing in my many personal journals. I love being surrounded by words on the walls. And being around like-minded readers is a favorite of mine. Words are important. They can make us feel alive and inspired, or defeated and willing to quit. I can’t pinpoint the exact time, but probably … [Read more...]