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“… the thought of our Maker becoming our perfect parent — faithful in love and care, generous and thoughtful, interested in all we do, respecting our individuality, skillful in training us, wise in guidance, always available, helping us to find … Continue reading
As a young girl, seated next to her father in a train compartment, Corrie ten Boom asked her father about sex. His thoughtful answer, protective and full of wisdom toward his young daughter, reminds me to trust my heavenly Father’s … Continue reading
“All things were made through Him, and without Him was not any thing made that was made. In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not … Continue reading
This will be the third Father’s Day since my dad died. I miss him. Your own memories of your earthly father may be painful, and your heart might not fill with any sense of missing. But as Father’s Day approaches, … Continue reading
Someone once called me “one of those sheltering moms.” It was years ago when my ears heard her phrase, and my mind worked through her meaning, and my heart wrestled through her phrase’s implications. My children were young, and I … Continue reading
Take a moment. Picture yourself as the central figure in a frightening scene. In this bleak setting, you find yourself huddled in a dark room. The stone of a cold wall cuts into your back, and sounds of moaning reach … Continue reading