Reading the Bible in a Year with kids: May reading plan

Reading the Bible in a Year with kids: May reading plan

Hey, mamas. How are you holding up with the quarantine? I hope you're feeling fed emotionally and spiritually right now. Not normally a morning person, I've started a new habit of waking up early (for me, haha, my husband would roll his eyes) and going out to our back porch to do my daily readings [...]

Daily quarantine thought: A Prayer

Daily quarantine thought: A Prayer

From Marilynne Robinson's Gilead : "For me writing has always felt like praying, even when I wasn't writing prayers, as I was often enough. You feel that you are with someone. I feel I am with you now, whatever that can mean . . . Well, but how deeply I regret any sadness you have [...]

Reading the Bible in a Year with your kids | February reading plan

Reading the Bible in a Year with your kids | February reading plan

Okay, deep breath. We made it through January. We missed a few days—weekends are the hardest, we've found—but we managed to catch back up. Here are some tips we've learned: Let your kids (and you, if necessary) read during the sermon at church to catch up on any missed days. Get them a Bible of [...]

What a disability theologian taught me about not feeling rushed

What a disability theologian taught me about not feeling rushed

There's nothing as long as toddler afternoons. They stretch. They yawn. They mosey. They refuse to be rushed by my constant refreshing of my husband's location on the "Find your Friends" app on my iPhone. They force me to sit with my son as he carries out lengthy and highly repetitive conversations between his Hotwheels [...]