Avoid These Five Rs with Your Prodigal

Avoid These Five Rs with Your Prodigal

“If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.” Paul gave that advice in Romans 12:18. But what does it mean to live peaceably with a prodigal? As families, we have gotten really good at being in the 5 Rs. The process goes like this: Something...
The Old Snag

The Old Snag

“If you’re smart,” Chad confided as he stood with my husband apart from the rest of the family, “you’ll cut down that old snag tree before your wife gets attached to it.” “You speaking from experience?” My husband crossed his...

Home: Life’s Art Studio

“What did she use this time?” The kind man who cleans my white carpets squats down to inspect the splashed rainbow. “Acrylic and oils.” I show him the finished masterpiece displayed on the easel above the carpet’s danger zone. He nods appreciatively, and from his...