An anonymous commenter commented on My Family Secrets recently. I thought I’d share his response and ask your opinion. What should he do?
Thank you very much for sharing your story.
It sounds very much like mine.
June 17, 2011
April 20, 2011
This is one of my old columns from the Rowlett Lakeshore Times a couple years ago. I thought I’d resurrect it for a little levity. This is what my kids looked like when I wrote that column!
Somewhere in the back of my tired brain, I remember something I learned in college. I remember learning about entropy. I remember the professor telling us that entropy was about a system or a universe moving from a state of order to disorder. I don’t know why, but the definition stuck, filed neatly behind “don’t mix ammonia and bleach” in my brain’s useful-information-if-I-am-ever-on-Jeopardy…
February 24, 2011
God doesn’t need government approval to show up in schools, as Esther experienced when she was only 6 years old. You can read more from Esther on her blog, For Such a Time as This. (If you’d like to share a time when God showed up in your life, go here to submit your Thin Place story.)
Steadying myself from the bumps and jostles of the ride to school, I looked out the school bus window only to see my reflection. Straight black hair framed my flat, round face. A little button nose. Almond-shaped eyes. I longed for…
September 30, 2010
Looking back at home videos, I can see something was wrong then, but as a new mom all I saw was a perfect child with beautiful eyes.
Parenting books give details about sleep patterns, temperatures, shot schedules, and growth charts. Parenting books don’t tell you how to handle blue babies.
Snatching her from her swing, I ran to the window…
September 21, 2010
June 14, 2010
Last summer, my eldest daughter Sophie went to Accra, Ghana. She played with children, shared the gospel, and saw God answer prayers. She has a heart for those less fortunate, and she’s fluent in French. Perhaps God will use all this someday in a cool, unique way.
It’s a privilege to see her walk through these kinds of decisions, particularly as she tries to figure out where she should go to college. We’ll be taking a road trip soon to see a few more…
June 12, 2010
It seems like a lifetime ago that we flew to France as a family to explore our calling and see if that’s where God would have us serve. This picture was taken at Schipol Airport in Amsterdam. The kids did really well when we traveled, though they were all very tired. They were 10, 7, and 5.
A year later, we flew again, this time with our cat in tow and ten pieces of luggage. We spent a week at our staff conference (again,…
June 8, 2010
December 30, 2009
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