Grief Sucks but God Restores Hope

It’s been 15 days since I got the news. My sister Suz passed away at 4:00 a.m. on a Thursday morning. I hate that phrase, “passed away.” It makes it sound like she floated off in a gondola across the sea. She died. Why do we shroud death in such wishy-washy language? I never wentContinue reading “Grief Sucks but God Restores Hope”

Just Broken Glass: Children in a Mentally Ill World

Mental illnesses in parents represent a risk for children in the family. These children have a higher risk for developing mental illnesses than other children. When both parents are mentally ill, the chance is even greater that the child might become mentally ill. The risk is particularly strong when a parent has one or moreContinue reading “Just Broken Glass: Children in a Mentally Ill World”

The Kingdom is a Family on Their Way to a Party

Jesus prefers to use the ‘family’ as His methodology to help us grow in Him, Only family can capture the moment. God loves His children.

Gifts are Nice, But There is Something Better

This is my first attempt at writing a story. I’m not sure it belongs here, and I apologize for any deficiencies. Please be merciful. A father stood by his young daughter’s bed. She was clearly tired from a busy day, but because her Dad was with her– that at the moment mattered most. “Dad, tellContinue reading “Gifts are Nice, But There is Something Better”