Time for Apology?

When I woke this morning, I knew God wanted me to share with you that I had sinned against my husband, hurt his feelings, and what happened as a result. I wasn’t surprised, therefore, when I read Proverbs 28 today, in verse 13: “He who conceals his sins does not prosper, but whoever confesses and […]

Got Conflict?

My 16 year old blew me away yesterday. Talking about conflict and how to best resolve it, I heard what I’ve been teaching him emerge in a single sentence. For a brief moment, I wondered if I’d created a doormat.  Then He clarified. First, he said, “Dealing with conflict is easy, mom, once you figure […]


Last night, one of my teen boys came up from behind me when I was getting ready for bed, and sheepishly told me, “I’m sorry I was so rotten when we were doing math…” “I forgive you, baby.” He’d been angry, but I knew it was at himself, and not me. He doesn’t like to […]

I Blew It… Again…

Oops. Uh-Oh. I can’t get through a day without apologizing to nearly everyone I live with at least once. I forget things, even though I am highly scheduled. I’m sometimes selfish, so I inadvertently hurt someone else’s feelings. I get sick and have chronic pain, so I can be short on patience. And I’m human, […]