The following is a letter written by Nazi Concentration Camp survivor, Corrie Ten Boom. Corrie and her family were imprisoned for trying to help Jews. After escaping, she went on to minister to suffering and persecuted people all over the world. Her words here are so profound, and brought me to tears, so I want to share her amazing message with you: Continue reading “Thoughts on Tribulation & The Rapture, by Holocaust Survivor Corrie Ten Boom, 1974”
Frequently, as parents, we learn from our children. You’d think it would be the other way around, and it often is, but as Mommies and Daddies we do a lot of learning, relearning, and self-discovery with and through our kids.
Today, my 2-year-old gave my 8-month-old a bag of Corn Pops cereal, and she promptly spread it all around her on the floor. So there she was, cute as a button, clumsily stuffing handfuls into her mouth, drooling all over herself, and gurgling with glee. Continue reading “Motherhood: A Corn Pop Parable”
As she sat at the table sipping her coffee, Jennifer overheard the small voice of her young daughter saying encouragingly, “Eat, Baby! Eat! Mmmm! Eat!”
Feeling a slight pang of suspicion at the pleas, she turned around to see her tousle-headed two year old, seated Indian-style on the living room floor, feeding her pudgy infant sister bits of green playdough.
“No, Elowyn! That’s no good!” the mother exclaimed, fishing the slimy dough out of little Leianor’s two-toothed mouth. Continue reading “Sense & Simplicity: Channeling Jane. Blogging Motherhood.”