I Spy Smart iKids!

Do you remember playing the “I spy” game as a child? I do. Today I’m sitting in the lobby of a large children’s ministry area at a church in Woodstock,

Let’s Offer Hope To Hurting Teens

Yesterday was an emotionally fatiguing day. It seemed like every time I turned around there was another reason to think about teenagers. There were more details about Monday’s tragic stabbing

How My Parents Loved Me By Turning An Insecurity Into A Lifelong Blessing

My brother and I walked home from Roosevelt Elementary School on a typical day and Dave walked upstairs to his room. I did something unusual. I walked right into my

My Parents Love Me Because …

I wish you could have seen the look on his parents’ faces. They didn’t know he had sometimes been awake. Wait. I’m getting ahead of myself…. Last Wednesday, Randy Thomas

Play More! Kids At Play Can Awaken Their Strengths and Smarts

Every Wednesday, I’ll post about multiple intelligences so we can better understand children and why they do what they do. — Play with your children this summer. Play more! My nephew, Andy,

The Heart of the Matter

Every Monday, I’ll post about discovering genuine hope and authentic answers for living a healthy life. — Did you get what you wanted for Mother’s Day? Did you give what your