Trusting God

Conner Baker, Unsplash I recently spent two weeks with my daughter and son in law in Idaho welcoming my eighth grandchild into the world. She came two weeks early—already with a flair for drama—but thankfully she and mommy are safe and well.  It was a tremendous...

The Prodigal’s Father

We hear a lot of references to the prodigal son. How the Father longed for him to return, watching for him day after day with unrelenting love and devotion. It doesn’t matter whether we’ve literally rejected God and run away from home or not; we understand because...

Training Wheels

Our new riders Three of my grandchildren learned to ride their bikes without training wheels on family vacation this year. The whole family lined up to witness as their first wobbly attempts turned into confident peddling and steering in this rite of passage. I...