The “One Thing” Jesus Emphasized

Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me. – Mark 10:21 My oldest son and I were talking late one night last week about… Continue reading The “One Thing” Jesus Emphasized

Lives that Inspire: “Martha, Martha…”

As a missionary, my friend Natalie hosts many visitors in her home in Tanzania, Africa. Many years ago she shared her view of hospitality: simple and familiar is better. Her guests always seemed to have the best time when she offered a totally American evening of a casserole for dinner and charades afterward. No complicated… Continue reading Lives that Inspire: “Martha, Martha…”

Living by Lists

My kids and I have no official start or end time for our home-school day. The length of each day fluctuates according to the time of year and other responsibilities we have. During the dead of winter, we might be in school until after dark; but when spring comes and we tick off the subjects… Continue reading Living by Lists