What Discouraged Parents Might Need to Hear from the Story of Samson

Have you ever read the story of Samson in the Bible? Even the parts that don’t make it into a Sunday School lesson? It’s rather appalling. I recently read through it, and there were some details in there I hadn’t noticed before. Or perhaps they were just so terrible I had conveniently forgotten them. As…

Cozy Keeping

Ahhhh, it's a quiet Saturday evening.  The kids are all tucked in.  PJ is preparing for tomorrow.  And I'm settling in for my weekly alone time.  The best of Handel is playing on the kitchen speaker.  The fake fireplace is glowing.  I just finished a rejuvenating Pilates routine.  And I'm ready to spend some time…