Category Archives: Family

The Dad I Almost Never Had

“Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you, that your days may be long, and that it may be well with you in the land which the Lord your God is giving you.” – Deuteronomy 5:16 The relationships that children experience with their parents can have lasting effects well into adulthood. Once children mature into adults, they

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Stay Together

“[…] A cord of three strands is not easily broken.” – Ecclesiastes 4:12 You’ve heard the saying, “Love the one you’re with,” right? Or, maybe it’s a song… Either way, I think it speaks volumes. Too often, people think that the grass is greener on the other side, when in actuality, there isn’t even any grass at all. It’s all

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Your Flowers Now

“As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you; and you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.” – Isaiah 66:13 Many thanks to all of you who so kindly show your love and support. It means more than I can express. As always: I appreciate you! Much love. It’s important that we give people their flowers while we have the chance. I

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Sister-Friend

“A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” – Proverbs 17:17 I truly believe that we, as a people, will be better off if and when we show love to one another, when we build each other up, and when we honor one another. The opposite doesn’t do any good for anyone involved. And I think that

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A Time To Weep

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, sinners, and purify your hearts, double-minded people. Be miserable and mourn and weep. Your laughter must change to mourning and your joy to sorrow.” – James 4:8-9 I don’t think that people ever really consider that Jesus had a physical family – that although He was still

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