Hide it Under A Bushel- No!: Truths to Keep Your Light Shining

“But why not just… just make it happen? You know”- Jacob snaps his fingers angrily- “poof!” “Because God does not work like poof!” Michelangelo says, snapping his fingers back at Jacob… “God works through people. Like you.” The Inquisitor’s Tale by Adam Gidwitz So I have this great job. I work with elementary school kids…

Kids These Days {Good News for Our Childlike Souls}

My kids wrestle. With each other, with friends, with Dad, with stuff. There’s a part of me that remembers those conversations with their young selves and grins. Keep your diaper on. Don’t throw that. Eat your food. Spit it out. Arms up. Pick it up. Wipe. Wash your hands. Get in. Get out. No. No….

Keep Going

My family belongs to an ever-growing population of people obsessed with the movie musical “The Greatest Showman.”  If you haven’t seen it and you love musicals, I do recommend it regardless of its historical inaccuracies. The music in the movie makes you want to sing and dance and celebrate the gifts God gave you. One…