The real place Christmas happens is in our hearts, where love, joy, peace, and kindness are found.
12/23/2006 by Charlotte Barres
Priceless memories that you make with those you love are far more valuable and enduring gifts than anything you can purchase with money.
12/13/2006 by Teresa Bell Kindred
Russ finds out about a grandbaby because of a sonogram and the baby is wiggling around all over the place and reminds us that life begins in the mind of God.
12/07/2006 by Russ Lawson
Sending thank you cards or notes can be such a powerful and special blessing to those who receive them and are just the kind of thing the Lord would have us do!
11/25/2006 by Mary Lindow
Patrick Odum tells about a boy who shared his winnings with his father rather than spending it only on himself and the joy that this attitude brought the father and Patrick compares this to the joy we give our Father, God, when we share.
11/15/2006 by Patrick D. Odum
Jerry visits and old warrior who cannot leave the battlefields of Normandy and can still remember as if it were yesterday leaving to go fight in World War II.
11/11/2006 by Jerry McCaghren
With an onslaught of bad things happening over the last several weeks, Russ is holding on to hope and faith in God and the steadfast love of the Father.
11/04/2006 by Russ Lawson
A simple road trip and quarreling kids leads to a reminder that we must all yield our hearts to the Lord as our "boss"!
10/28/2006 by Russ Lawson
A child buys a car online because he has learned to imitate the actions of his mother on a computer and this is a powerful reminder that our kids are always watching us
10/21/2006 by Alan Smith
How many things have we been putting off that need doing that remain undone?
09/30/2006 by Joey Cope
We can cry out to God and know he hears us and that our children and our grandchildren's futures are in his hands.
09/21/2006 by Tom Norvell
A grandchild celebrates birthday one and a grandmother celebrates birthday fifty and both rejoice in the gift of now.
08/31/2006 by Teresa Bell Kindred
A kid who goes through a tantrum meltdown faces off with his mom who uses the scream free technique to help the child learn boundaries and not embarrass himself.
08/30/2006 by Jenny Runkel
A trip to the beach and other vacation sites helps lead Patrick Odum to ask what he is not recognizing in his daily life where God's fingerprints and footprints can be found.
08/24/2006 by Patrick D. Odum
Can a Christian father learn a lot about faith from his rappin' son and the rap he wrote to be sung at church?
08/19/2006 by Bill Denton
Parenting can be done scream free, but not because we focus on our children, but because we focus on ourselves.
08/03/2006 by Hal Runkel, LMFT
Sarah Stirman talks about a couple of times that she and Troy watched the lightning, felt God's presence, and knew they were made for each other.
07/26/2006 by Sarah Stirman
A mother with a son who has a tumor talks about the challenges and changes she and her family have faced during his theraphy and the faithfulness of God.
07/20/2006 by Tammy Marcelain
Selling a bike for $5 (five dollars) is a bad deal, but not nearly as bad as giving away our soul for something valueless.
07/15/2006 by Steve Higginbotham
In the middle of our struggles, we need to remember that we need to reach out for God's unchanging hand.
07/13/2006 by Russ Lawson
Little things, done faithfully, like taking out the garbage, are the glue, the grace, of ongoing and lasting relationships and marriages.
07/04/2006 by Patrick D. Odum
The horrible death of one daughter and the coma of another and the confusion between the two leads the Ceraks and Van Ryns on the ultimate challenge of Christian faith.
06/29/2006 by Patrick D. Odum
A simple anniversary celebration for the 39th anniversary leads a husband to reflect on his adventure with his wife!
06/15/2006 by Russ Lawson
Rain leaves this grown daughter to think about her mother and all that her mother means to her.
05/09/2006 by Danny Mann
Faith is not heriditary, it is learned and nurtured, often my loving momthers who take motherhood seriously.
05/07/2006 by Rick Atchley