Overall, I found Breaking the Marriage Idol deeply encouraging, and I am thankful for the compassion, clarity, and scriptural acumen with which the author writes.
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Sleep now little baby, adventure and mayhem and siblings (with closets full of tempting footwear) await.
I hadn’t even stepped foot on the plowed diamond field, yet I knew no shimmering gem awaited my hand.
I am blessed to be able to learn from his example. He is not a perfect man, but he has taught me many things about our Heavenly Father. I am in his debt. I love you, dad.
I can’t wait to see you again. Happy Mother’s Day.
Te amo, Momma. Mucho mucho.
But especially this Mother’s Day, I say this to you: If you want to share your pain with me, I will help you hold it — like Atlas — and will do my best to make it not so damn heavy.
To those who "don't believe what they know," rest in God's grace. And let us produce together the type of memories that will "soak these sheets in tears."
Where will you be when tragedy strikes our family? Will you run like cowards, or will you sit and face the demons with those who have been shattered by this poisoned world?
These mornings in Lent where I wake up and grab my coffee and try not to fall asleep over the Book of Concord, I feel an odd yearning to see her again.
Christ's promise to me and my offspring rings louder than ever — "I will not leave you as orphans."
Yes, even in this darkness and pain there is mercy.
With regard to James 2, I think it's applicability here is a stretch. The order of charity described by Paul and Aquinas has nothing to do with the sin of partiality.
You enfleshed that concept for me. I'm obliged to you in ways I'm only beginning to understand.
It should be clear at this point, but is worth repeating — discipline of children is not about changing behavior.
Even should an accident claim one of my beloved children, my pain will never match that of a refugee fleeing the fear that overtakes them.
We tend to believe that people come into the world and begin a new narrative, completely detached from the narratives of others. Paul disagrees with this individualistic ideal. Instead of promoting individualism Paul explains that each individual is entering
Her hands were never idle, but her soul was still.