Freedom Writers

“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.” ~ Galatians 5:1 The abundance of our American freedom has eroded our ability to appreciate it. Most of us have no concept of a lack of freedom. We’ve grown […]

What One Author is Doing That Many Others Won’t

Laura Petherbridge is doing something many others won’t do: She’s a Christian writing and talking about divorce, remarriage and stepfamilies. And I say GOOD FOR HER. A couple weeks ago I posted this article about Laura’s new book and corresponding conference, A Smart Stepmom. Laura and I connected for dinner the night before her Denver […]

Book Review: Welcome Home

I enjoy books that surprise me. Unfortunately I consume enough books that it is rare that I’m truly surprised. However, Kimberley Woodhouse’s recent release, Welcome Home: Our Family’s Journey to Extreme Joy was a pleasant surprise. It’s not your typical story of a near perfect family, nor does it wrap up with a nice little […]

Book Review: Fearless by Max Lucado

“Fear” could easily be used as one of my personal descriptors, as much as my big brown eyes and smirky smile. A sauce pan full of life circumstances combined with a dash of my less-flattering personality traits have created a cauldron of not-so-tasty fear soup from time to time. The opening words “Do not fret” […]