The Messy Places

This is just too beautiful of a post NOT to share! Such a wonderful post of truth on marriage! I love how Jordan prays for a heart of discernment for her husband at the end.

Grace Waves

Today, as I was putting away a folded pile of laundry, I realized that of all the rooms in our house, our bedroom is usually the messiest. Logically, I suppose it makes sense. We want people to feel welcome in our home, so we spend most of our time cleaning the rooms they are going to see.

But how often is our marriage that way?

We spend the most time working on the pieces other people will see so we can portray a picture-perfect family to the world. But when we get to the intimate side of marriage, or the room where it’s really just the two of us, what have we left untouched, uncleaned, or unsaid?

Living with a toddler and a baby, it’s easy to put their needs ahead of each other’s needs. When there’s never-ending laundry to do, dishes to clean, toys to pick up, and meals…

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Dear Parents, We Are Failing Our Kids

Several years ago I hired this young man to work the evening shift. Part of his duties for that shift was to vacuum the floor as the night manager did their duties. I was shocked to find out that this young man, who was seventeen, did not know how to vacuum...much less turn the thing… Continue reading Dear Parents, We Are Failing Our Kids