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My friend and my mentor each touched upon that near-fatal intersection of parenting and perfectionism that will plague me with anxiety until the kingdom come. Does God, that perfect Parent, suffer anxiety? Continue reading
Young men walk like ducks any more (she thinks), sprawling from side to side, feet splayed wide, taking space that should, by rights, be mine; she hears herself, shrill in her own mind’s ear. A softer woman would see (she … Continue reading
I’ll make a deal with you. It is this: that for every single rose you give to a mother walking through your Sunday morning doorway, you say a prayer for the child whose parent left him alone and hungry in … Continue reading
Hannah had promised the Lord of hosts that if God would give her a son, then she would give her son back to God all the days of his life, “and the Lord remembered her, and in due time, Hannah … Continue reading