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How to Subscribe

Hey friends! I’ve gotten some recent questions on how to subscribe to this blog so it will arrive in your email inbox. It’s easy! Here’s how: For mobile users (phone, tablet, etc.): Look for the little rectangle in the bottom right corner of your screen that says +Follow. Click that and enter your email address. For computer users: You…… Continue reading How to Subscribe

Christian reflections

When God Seems Silent * 10 Minute Devotional

There are few things more lonely and scary than God’s silence. I once witnessed a woman throw a rosary into a trash can after being informed her son had died. “I prayed for him to be healed,” she said, her voice firm, her eyes hollow. “Now I know there is no God.” If you walk with…… Continue reading When God Seems Silent * 10 Minute Devotional

Family life

10 Valentines to Give your Kids

I don’t remember so much Valentine’s Day pressure in my younger years. My mom would make us heart-shaped pancakes, we’d eat way too many of those tiny chalk-flavored candies at school, we’d exchange some cheap paper Valentine cards with our classmates, and that’d be it. Then social media happened. And suddenly it wasn’t enough to tell…… Continue reading 10 Valentines to Give your Kids

Lists

10 Valentine’s Days You Might Remember

For a commercialized, silly holiday, it can still pack a big emotional punch. How many of these Valentine’s Days have you had? 1. The Valentine’s Day everyone is dating except you No, I’m totally fine. I’ll just watch four hours of Law & Order and eat a whole can of Betty Crocker frosting. It’s just as fun as having…… Continue reading 10 Valentine’s Days You Might Remember

Christian reflections

It Matters to This One * 10 Minute Devotional

My childhood pastor once told our congregation the story of a man walking down a beach tossing starfish back into the water. If they stayed washed up on the beach they would dry out and die, so he tossed them back as he strolled along the ocean’s edge. The problem was that there were thousands of…… Continue reading It Matters to This One * 10 Minute Devotional

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10 Things That Happen When You Welcome a Newborn

So you’re going to have a baby? Congratulations! Here’s what it’s like. 1. When you first go into labor, you feel all…   2. Then labor really starts up, and you quickly change to What is haaaaaaaaappening to meeeeeeeeee…???   3. Then the baby is born, the pain fades immediately, and you’re all Just leave me alone with this…… Continue reading 10 Things That Happen When You Welcome a Newborn