Tips For Living a Healthy Life With Faith



Am I Teaching My Children the Foundations of Our Faith?

My daughter Rebekah is launching out into the world this year. At 19, she graduated from high school last spring and is starting a two year culinary internship to become a sous chef. As I see my children growing up, I ask myself as a parent, Am I Teaching My Children...

God is Pushing Me to Painful Places

God is Pushing Me to Painful Places During one of our initial foster care classes, we were given a checklist of problems that are typical for foster children. We were to check the ones we would be willing to handle if the agency called with a child needing care:...

A Day in the Life of a Rummage Sale-ist

A Day in the Life of Rummage Sale-ist This is a true story. Parental discretion advised. 7:23 AM - I'm so excited!  I love rummage sales!  All that hard work is going to pay off.  We are going to have a hundred kajillion customers and everything will sell and all that...


Noticing God’s Hand

Noticing God’s Hand

Noticing God's Hand When we were little, we might have learned to trust our mom or dad, our teachers, perhaps a coach, or maybe a really good friend. We trusted those people because we could tell they cared about us. It could be that you didn’t have this experience....

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Putting my Wheels to the Road for a Worthy Cause

In a few weeks I will ride more than 150 miles in the 25th Courage Classic bicycle tour benefiting Children's Hospital Colorado. The event includes multiple passes through our beautiful Rocky Mountains. I ride in honor of my 5 year old son, Zack.  Zack has a rare...

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Zip Lines and Trust Cries

Zip Lines and Trust Cries

Zip Lines and Trust Cries: A Christian devotional about trusting God. Zip Lines and Trust Cries by Christine Drews A few years ago, I went on a zip line excursion with my family in Hawaii. Zip lines are becoming more common at vacation destinations, so maybe you have...

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