Christian, friendship, Spiritual Encouragement

Everyone Needs a L.I.S.A.

"Why are there so many Lisa's at church, mommy? What's so important about the name Lisa anyway?" My youngest son seemed genuinely confused and curious one night as we counted all the "Lisa's" we know. It made me laugh, and I think I responded with a light-hearted answer like, "Well, because Lisa is a cool… Continue reading Everyone Needs a L.I.S.A.

Christian, Perspective, Spiritual Encouragement, Suffering

How to Remove a Splinter

I know what you’re thinking. Tweezers, right? Well, not so fast. Sometimes it’s not that easy. I was at a church event when it happened. A tiny piece of wood pricked my finger. It was small, though, and I was distracted by the event so I left it for when I got home. The problem… Continue reading How to Remove a Splinter

Christian, Connecting to God, Independence Day, Spiritual Encouragement

Firework Day

At our house, the 4th of July is known as “Firework Day”. It was coined by our boys before they were old enough to understand the meaning of a birthday for a country. They have since learned what Independence Day is all about, but the name “Firework Day” has stuck. We’ve spent lots of time… Continue reading Firework Day

Christian, Perspective, Spiritual Encouragement, Worry

DO NOT FEED THE BIRDS!

I keep seeing this sign, “DO NOT FEED THE BIRDS”. It’s at the park, the grocery store parking lot, outdoor restaurants, and a host of other public places. It was popping up so much, it became obvious God wanted me to learn something from it. You’ve seen what happens when people feed birds - it’s… Continue reading DO NOT FEED THE BIRDS!