What forgiving is and isn’t, part 12

The heart of God As we were leaving our dinner at Rosa’s Café the other night, my pal Charlene bought…

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Grieving divorce, part 7 of 8

The time Have you ever encountered a season with your child when your efforts just weren’t getting through? The behavior…

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Grieving divorce, part 1 of 8

The destroyer As I prayed and sought an introduction for this post, I was totally stumped. What analogy—much more lighthearted…

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Remember, part 2 of 2

The texts Welcome to the 40th and final post in this series on sociopaths. I couldn’t have scripted a better…

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Remember, part 1 of 2

The bit Well, Peaceful Readers, I don’t know about you, but I’ve learned a lot since I began writing this…

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Thanksgiving, part 5 of 5

The vacation and the dream Change can be a really good thing when it’s the right change at the right…

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Thanksgiving, part 4 of 5

Happiness and joy I’ve found it challenging to come up with a really good analogy for the difference between happiness…

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Thanksgiving, part 3 of 5

The choice Have you ever seen a toddler trying—with loud frustration—to make the square block fit into the round opening?…

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Thanksgiving, part 2 of 5

Contentment Welcome back, Peaceful Readers. In part 1 of Thanksgiving, we looked at the connection between thankfulness and truth. When…

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