Restless for Rest

Restless for Rest

Restless for Rest Over the past holiday weekend, my family visited my hometown for a few days. When the kids were in bed one night, my husband and I went for a run around my neighborhood. As we started out, I gazed at all the houses that I had passed by so many times...
Laughing at Lions

Laughing at Lions

Laughing at Lions Last summer our family visited the Columbus Zoo. With our double-stroller packed high, we trekked through each region of the almost 600-acre facility. When we made it into the Heart of Africa, we stood by the glass pane as lionesses sprawled mere...
Rethinking our Hobbies

Rethinking our Hobbies

Rethinking our Hobbies I loved getting the opportunity to write about hobbies at Christianity Today. There are many great people writing and thinking about this topic, and I hope my words here are one step of encouragment to stop viewing our lives with pragmatic...
Horror Movies and the Power of Image

Horror Movies and the Power of Image

Horror Movies and the Power of Image With Christmas behind us, January brings a chance to settle into the slump of normal workdays and winter blues. The first month of the year is one of what the box office calls a “dump month.” Despite the slump, horror movies...
Labor of Christ in the Birth of Christ

Labor of Christ in the Birth of Christ

Labor of Christ in the Birth of Christ It’s Christmas season. Nativity scenes have begun popping up in our homes, churches, and stores. They’re usually the same—an angelic scene of a peaceful Mary holding her baby. That depiction is so common that it likely...
The Gospel of Cause and Effect

The Gospel of Cause and Effect

The Gospel of Cause and Effect Mothers make the best detectives. Whether we’re investigating the true owner of a lego creation or searching for the cause of a mysterious rash, the habit of looking for answers is one we’ve mastered. Ever since we brought our babies...

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