Category Archives: lutheran

Change People’s Lives

This sweet girl challenged me today. “Mom, you should write a blog post that changes people’s lives.” “OK. What should it say?” “Tell them Jesus loves them,” is her request. So… Jesus loves you. A lot. And He’s ready for … Continue reading

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Defying Death

You’re afraid of death. You’re afraid of death, so you listen to lies about it. Lies like: Death is just a natural part of the “circle” of life. Grieving parents need time to find a “new normal”. It’s best not … Continue reading

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Dear Facebook

Dear Facebook, I despise you. Yes, I’ll admit I also adore you. I love to know there are people who care about me; who genuinely want to know what’s going on in my life. I have friends old and new … Continue reading

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Unforgiven

What makes our home school different from other schools? There are so many options for education, how do I know I’ve made the best choice? There’s really only one thing that really matters. Only one thing that truly transforms our … Continue reading

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Sex. (Or, Psst… Hey, Christian Parents!)

News flash: it’s OK to talk to your kids about sex.     I’m taking on a topic that’s far too big for li’l ol’ me to handle. I know that. But I went to the doctor the other day … Continue reading

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Repentance

Last Wednesday was Ash Wednesday. A day of repentance. It also happened to be a day when our church after-school program happened. So our pastor took the group (people of all ages) through the Ten Commandments, using questions from his Pastoral Care Companion. … Continue reading

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Immanuel

Please enjoy this guest post written by my oldest daughter. She’s been thinking a lot lately… People often ask me why Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year. Is it the presents? The beautiful lights? The (occasionally … Continue reading

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