Books · Friendship · Rooted in Christ

Messy Beautiful Friendship – There You Are!

It was midnight when we rolled into the driveway of a city hotel under the cover of pitch darkness and a brooding storm that had escorted us into our new state, half way across the country. For months as we were planning to move, I couldn’t envision this new place and so in my mind,… Continue reading Messy Beautiful Friendship – There You Are!

Friendship · Rooted in Christ

Friendship – Reaching Out with Hands Held Open

Almost two years ago, we packed up our home and moved our family across the country to attend seminary. We said goodbye to dear family and friends. Many of those friendships having just been made three years previous. Having moved many times in my life, I have known this pattern, this rhythm of reaching out… Continue reading Friendship – Reaching Out with Hands Held Open

Books · Education · Motherhood · Parenting

For the Children’s Sake ~ Our Philosophy of Educating with Grace

There seems to be a Schaeffer theme threading its way through our story. In 2007, my husband and I spent six weeks at the Swiss L’Abri where we lived, worked and studied with a small group of students from around the world. Our days were divided into work and study. Study took place at the… Continue reading For the Children’s Sake ~ Our Philosophy of Educating with Grace

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A Letter to my Children on Friendship

{The World of Winnie-the-Pooh} But, for a Christian, there are, strictly speaking no chances. A secret master of ceremonies has been at work. Christ, who said to the disciples, “Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you,” can truly say to every group of Christian friends, “Ye have not chosen one another but… Continue reading A Letter to my Children on Friendship