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Why You Should Teach Your Kids to Love Their Country

2019-08-07T07:26:00-05:00

“I don’t really love my country,” an angry student recently commented on Facebook. Then she listed all the things she didn’t like. And I get it. I have a list, too. But if you focus solely on what you don’t like about your country, then you’ll probably overlook all of the good things and discount [...]

Why You Should Teach Your Kids to Love Their Country2019-08-07T07:26:00-05:00

7 Rich Blessings of the Family Dinner Table

2019-03-29T08:08:36-05:00

My grandmother (Betty Jones) believed that every family—especially hers—should gather around the dinner table together, often. So, she put up homegrown vegetables all summer for our weekly family dinners. If she hadn’t, well, we might have had to settle for mere store-bought produce. She made homemade mayonnaise because the kind in the jar just wouldn’t do. [...]

7 Rich Blessings of the Family Dinner Table2019-03-29T08:08:36-05:00

I’m Not An Orphan Anymore: What Ferlando Taught Me

2019-08-06T05:19:20-05:00

Ferlando ran across the red-dirt floor of the orphanage, reaching upward with his thin arms. He sobbed as he grabbed Rachel’s legs and refused to let go. His dark, tear-filled eyes almost seemed to plead, Please don’t leave me here! And in that moment, something remarkable happened. “The door of my heart sprang open to [...]

I’m Not An Orphan Anymore: What Ferlando Taught Me2019-08-06T05:19:20-05:00