The Blessing of Aunt Ruby

[guestpost]Summer can be a time for rich memory making. Randy’s memories can inspire you to think about what memories you are and aren’t creating for your children. Sometimes, we’re so

Our “Smarts” Enrich Relationships

Every Wednesday, I’ll post about multiple intelligences so we can better understand children and why they do what they do. — Last week, I wrote about how music can enrich a child’s

Developing Your Own Personal Board of Directors

Every Monday, I’ll post about discovering genuine hope and authentic answers for living a healthy life. — Do you have a Board of Directors? You can have one even if you

Using “Smart” Ideas to Combat Summer Boredom

Every Wednesday, I’ll post about multiple intelligences so we can better understand children and why they do what they do. — Has boredom set in among your children this summer? What if

The Shepherd’s Bell

Let’s get accustomed to the sound of our Shepherd’s bell so we can respond quickly if we’re far away. Just as Dave, Terry, Jane, Ann, Nancy, and I learned what their bell sounded like, we can learn how Jesus calls us back to a closer walk with Him.

A Grandmother’s Wisdom for Thanksgiving Conversations

… When we got older and some of us went off to college, holiday gatherings became more important since we were together less often. My Grandmother instituted a very wise policy. That’s what it felt like – a policy no one could violate!

At each holiday meal, the six of us were each given five minutes of uninterrupted time to talk about what had been going on in our lives. Maybe we thought it was silly at first, but we came to really appreciate the time to share.