On Cultivating a Little Life

“Now the range of our possible sufferings is determined by the largeness and nobility of our aims.  It is possible to evade a multitude of sorrows by the cultivation of an insignificant life.  Indeed, if it be a man’s ambition to avoid the troubles of life, the receipt is perfectly simple–let him shed his ambitions […]

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Who Told You that You Were Naked?

There is something about people and our words.  “With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse human beings, who have been made in God’s likeness.”  James 3:9 Jordan came home from school today and said, ” Mom, everyone looks at me weird.”   My first thought was, ‘ Welcome […]

7 Small Things to Connect with your Children

Here are 7 small things we can do almost everyday to connect and nurture our children: 1. Talk to them while in the car!  We are in the car so much these days it seems to be a great place for uninterrupted conversation.  Turn off the radio and put away the phone. 2. Admit our […]