Tag Archives: family

Solving the problem

I heard an interview with a woman who was a translator for the American military in Iraq. She was a housewife who was raising three sons, and whose husband couldn’t work for fear of being killed. She decided to try … Continue reading

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Scars and marks

We’ve all heard of Harry Potter. Even in the Harry Potter books, everyone has heard of Harry Potter. If you had never seen him before, you would know who he was because he had a scar, a mark that he could never … Continue reading

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Family Dynamics

Jesse Tree Day 6: Jacob was a crazy determined man. Even at birth, he came out grabbing the heel of his twin brother, not one to be left behind. He tricks his older brother into giving him the inheritance due … Continue reading

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Number the Stars

Jesse Tree Day 4: I love the story of Abraham. He is a man of complete faith, trust, and obedience. You have to wonder what compelled him to do the things he did. God calls him out of the blue, … Continue reading

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Coming Home

  Alan Graham, of Mobile Loaves and Fishes, says that the main cause of homelessness is a catastrophic failure of the family. If the family of a person with mental illness, disabilities or drug addiction doesn’t have the financial, emotional, or … Continue reading

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Doing Good

  “Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who, by the accidents of time, or place, or circumstances, are brought into closer connection with you.” -Saint Augustine It is so easy to … Continue reading

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Peace

The message I have been hearing today has been “Peace.” Peace, in this time of performances, overlapping sports practices, and so many balls dropping that they bounce up and knock others clear out of the air? Really? Who has the … Continue reading

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Shelter the Homeless

I know people who are literally changing the way that you help the homeless and orphans. Both of them have a different way of seeing what the problem really is. The key to unlocking these doors has been an understanding of … Continue reading

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Right Before Your Eyes

Have you ever lost your glasses or sunglasses and realized that they were on your face, or sitting on top of your head? I can still picture my husband telling me, “Go like this,” as he touches the bridge of … Continue reading

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I Will Never Leave You

I know a couple families who foster children, and I will say that these kids are all getting the best of a bad situation. I can’t imagine how hard it would be to be taken from your parent at a … Continue reading

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