So, God Made a Father: the Story Behind the Poem


JUNE 16, 2019 - It was a silent, trembling cry. A cry that stole my Dad’s voice and caused his eyes to gush for a few awkward minutes at the dinner table. No one knew what to say. Finally, Daddy regained his composure and said, “This is the best gift I’ve ever, ever received.” I [...]

So, God Made a Father: the Story Behind the Poem2024-06-08T08:01:29-05:00

Is Anything More Wonderful Than a Mother’s Love?


LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, 1853—Amelia Taylor and her son walked up the gangplank together.  His steps were eager; hers were not. Hudson Taylor gave his mother a tour of the ship and showed her the cabin where he would spend his six-month voyage to China. Amelia smoothed the covers of his small bunk with shaking hands. Before [...]

Is Anything More Wonderful Than a Mother’s Love?2024-06-03T13:53:47-05:00

Back-to-School Prayer Guide for 2022-2023


When my daughter Caroline graduated from college, I was thrilled to have at least one child out of school. But in 2018, she headed back to school. AGAIN. The day she began graduate school, I had a lot of conflicting emotions:Nostalgia: how can this be? Seems like only yesterday I was sending her off to first [...]

Back-to-School Prayer Guide for 2022-20232024-02-28T10:16:26-06:00
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