Dear Busy Parent

Dear Busy Parent

Dear Busy Parent, Keeping the kids alive, shuttling them to and from their various activities and schools and daycares, working in order to afford said activities and to survive, taking care of meals and making sure the house is clean and the yard is tidy…there...
The Mom and the Butterfly

The Mom and the Butterfly

I homeschool my two little boys, and for our last “fun” science project of the school year, we got one of those caterpillar-to-butterfly kits. Over the course of about two weeks, we watched with delight and disgust as six caterpillars munched their way...
Ye Are the Temple of God

Ye Are the Temple of God

Picture this: YOUR CHURCH SANCTUARY.  Do you see it?  Take note of the pews or chairs where beloved members sit; reflect on the orderly rostrum where powerful sermons are preached; see the piano and instruments and hear the heavenly songs of praise; look at...
It’s What We Do

It’s What We Do

I wrote most of this article while my husband, Brother Greg, and I were in the car driving to a court hearing with a native friend in hopes that God will work a miracle and set him free. It’s just what we do for our “Ponca family.”  Last year, we moved to...
Eye Struggle

Eye Struggle

I’m a physical therapist, and I work with a little kid (let’s call him Mark), and Mark has a condition called athetoid cerebral palsy. This condition makes him move his arms and legs and trunk and head in a writhing, wormlike fashion. And he is unable to...