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...


Trusting God When We Mess Up: Part One

Trusting God When We Mess Up: Part One

By Christine Drews One day during my college years, I went to the mall and in front of the JC Penney store was a slick sales person and a display of wine glasses. If I signed up for a credit card, I would get a set of 4 wine glasses. It didn’t take any more of a hook...

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Trusting God with Who You Are

Trusting God with Who You Are

Trusting God with Who You Are A few weeks ago, my niece drew this portrait of me. I was relieved that my face wasn’t surrounded by facial hair, which she had included on all of her portraits of other people. Whew, dodged that bullet! The details were surprisingly...

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