First and Second Things

My Second things: Exercise, Food, good Health, Church, Money, Rest, Fun, Work, Friendships, Family Relationships, Lucy, Abby, Palmer. My First Thing: Relationship with Jesus, the lover of my soul. I’m learning that it takes more than a pretty tattoo on my wrist for me to remember to keep My “First Thing” first; in fact, sometimes […]

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Our Daily Bread

Baptism and Eucharist Sacraments are very specific events in which God touches us through creation and transforms us into living Christ. The two main sacraments are baptism and Eucharist. In baptism water is the way of transformation. In the Eucharist it is break and wine. The most ordinary things in life – water, bread and […]

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Be Their Ambassador

“Good parenting, which does what God intends to do, begins with this radical and humbling recognition that our children don’t actually belong to us. Rather, every child in every home, everywhere on the globe, belongs to the One who created him or her. Children are God’s possession (see Ps. 127.3) for his purpose. That means […]

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First Try…

My husband and I will celebrate eight years of marriage next week. I find that hard to believe, even though the proof snuck into our bed very early this morning… Lucy was born just three weeks before our first anniversary. In fact, I can recall the night I went to the freezer to pull out […]

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