Tag: family

genesis 13: strife

“Let there be no strife between you and me, and between your herdsmen and my herdsmen, for we are kinsmen.” Strife: Contention. Struggle. Fight. Discord. Abraham was unwilling to allow there to be strife, because they were family. But then he goes further. Aaagh. So…

genesis 10: origins

“These are the generations of the sons of Noah…” Just nine words. Words that no doubt most of us just skim past. But you and I are in those words. Generations. Sons of Noah. Japheth: Often referred to as the Father of Europeans. His…

on the other side of parenting and the rhythm of peace

I love my children. Love being their mom. I just wish I had listened when my own mother kept telling me how quickly the time would fly. I wish I had understood that here, on the other side of mothering, I would want every…

the writing in the dust

Twenty-two years and seven months ago I surrendered my life to Christ. I was an emotional wreck, my marriage was a mess, I had a 3 year old daughter and was 9 months pregnant with my son. I was in crisis and, for the…

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