Category Archives: A Prodigal’s Mom’s Perspective

Question for the Day

How do you motivate the unmotivated? Just wondering. Imagine someone who just doesn’t see any point in doing anything….anything at all…really. It could be clinical depression. But where do you go from here? In Ecclesiastes, Solomon makes the point that … Continue reading

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Heaven or Hell

This morning I got an email story from my uncle. Maybe you’ve read it before, I have.  Today,though, I read it through different lenses. The punch line is about voting; but I think it might be more accurate about our … Continue reading

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Parenting Picnic

The other day I was speaking with my mom on the phone. We were discussing the various struggles involved in parenting. When our children are younger, we have these ideas of what their future may hold. We parents plan, arrange, … Continue reading

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God’s Teenage Daughter :)

There is this theological perspective I find myself trying sometimes that says: “Ok God, I’m doing everything I’m supposed to do. Now You are supposed to bless me and make everything work out for me (usually this is according to my agenda).” Of course the … Continue reading

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“Art” Imitating Life? or Molding it?

Once again my heart breaks for this generation of teens. I know so many young people who have been sexually abused and/or molested as children. Now, as teens, they are trying to figure out who they are; and all the pop-culture media … Continue reading

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Held

I can’t breathe. My heart is broken… shattered, really. For 21, almost 22 years, my life has been largely defined by motherhood. I have devoted my life to being the best mom I know how to be, even in the … Continue reading

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The Body of Christ at Work

For as long as I can remember, at Christmas time I have been involved in some sort of Christmas musical production or another at church. As one who loves to sing, I have always been on stage in these productions. So … Continue reading

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