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?2024-05-05T06:49:23-05:00

5 Go-To Verses for Days When You’re Angry


His words were ugly and personal and even though I knew better, I let him get to me.I’ll call the guy “Dwight” (because he kind of reminds me of “Dwight” on The Office).Dwight’s face flushed beet red.His eyes bulged out like an insect’s. He stomped around my office, yelling and pointing his finger. At me.I [...]

5 Go-To Verses for Days When You’re Angry2022-11-06T05:39:01-06:00

8 Special Gifts of Family Dinners


“Every family needs to eat together . . . especially OURS,” my grandmother used to say. And so every week our family gathered around her table, including 2nd cousins once-removed, great-great-aunts and some we weren't sure about, so we just called them "next of kin." All were welcome. None left hungry.  Grandmother loved serving carbs: mashed potatoes, [...]

8 Special Gifts of Family Dinners2022-07-03T22:27:13-05:00
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