The Bible tells a story in the gospels, of angels appearing to shepherds and telling them about Jesus' birth. But were the angels real, or had the shepherds a little over tired and delirious after a long day herding sheep? I believe the angels were real. Really there, really big, and I dare suggest, really … Continue reading Were they Real Angels that showed up at Christmas?
One of the first things people ask me, when they hear I'm a fan of the supernatural operating in and through a Christian's life, is this, "What's with the "gold dust"?" (If you're not familiar with "gold dust", or you're just interested in seeing some- you can watch this video here, where I show some … Continue reading What’s with the “Gold Dust?”
Hi kids, Today, and many days in America, my heart is heavy because of the racism I see across this country. Since we moved here nearly three years ago, it has stunned me how segregated and divided this country can be. This past week I've read of black lives taken by white police officers in … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 22- Racism
Hi kids, This past weekend we had a block party with some of our best friends, our neighbors. Today I want to talk to you about neighbors. Why would you need wisdom on neighboring? Because firstly it isn't common or even natural for many in the "Western world" to know or love their neighbors. Secondly, … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 21- Neighbors
Hi kids, Today I want to talk to you about each other. That's right, today I want to talk to you about siblings. Sean, you're already such a great big brother, and Abi you are the greatest little sister- always so excited to see Sean. Siblings is a challenging topic to write on. Like many, … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 20- Siblings
Hi kids, What's more dangerous? Hiking, or medical work in a war-torn country (in 2016, I think of Afghanistan, Iraq, or Syria). You'd probably answer medical work in a war-torn country. Apparently, hiking is just as dangerous. Yesterday I found out that a friend of mine was hiking in Colorado, tripped and hit his head … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 19- Risk and Death.
Hi kids, Here I go again, more on marriage. I share this with you because it seriously is such a significant and powerful part of life. Here we go... 7. It takes two to tango, but someone has to step on to be dance floor first. One of the greatest challenges marriages can face is … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 16- Marriage Part 2
Hi Kids, This one is going to be a hard one to write, but I pray an easy one to read. Today I want to talk to you about the most precious human being on the planet to me, your mother. I want to give you some advice on how to treat her. I always … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 11- Your Mother.
Hi kids, It's Father's Day in the USA, and that's got me thinking about parenting. One day, God willing, you will parent. I'll tell you from my limited experience so far, it's the hardest best thing you will ever do. It's hard because you love your children so much that it hurts, and it's the … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 10- Parenting.
Hi kids, Dad here. Today we had the best of times together. We went to the beach and had a family day. Abi you were so cute, people on the beach were talking to you and when I'd walk past them, they'd say- "Oh did you see her blue eyes!" Sean, you were so fun, … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 9- Time