Don’t Waste Your Motherhood

It was a cool, fall afternoon. A precious friend had taken time out of her busy schedule to stop by for a visit. It was a refreshing break from our daily responsibilities to relax, drink coffee, and talk. She is the mother of 3 children, ages 7 and under. I listened as she honestly shared […]

Have You Seen God?

A few years ago I worked in the toddler Sunday School class.  One Sunday around Christmas time, after teaching the class, I was struck by how evident it was that these little people have parents who were very obviously taking time to invest in their children.  Even at their young ages, there was fruit that […]

Tuned In at Panera

She was about four years old. She stood in front of me waiting for her food. Grabbing her mom around her neck, she hugged her and said, “Mommy, when I grow up I’m going to cook for you!” Then she stood there tugging on the back of her pants. Her mom ignored her. I wonder […]