Choices We Own

I remember a time when watching a moving picture on a screen was something a bit special. I remember when my parents bought our first television, a large, wooden console model — black and white, of course. I remember vividly (no pun intended) the first time I saw color television. Our Girl Scout troop rode […]


If you have ever experienced betrayal, you know how excruciating it is. Jesus came to experience all of life. In that experience, as in every experience of our lives, Jesus has led the way, so that we will know how to handle betrayal when it happens. Therefore, He had to be made like His brethren in […]

Wisdom from Miss Margaret

The same Miss Margaret, who sat with her granddaughter and great-grandson on a recent Sunday morning, made a powerful observation in a recent Bible class. On the Wednesday before Easter, we studied Bible passages that tell reasons Jesus came to earth. As we discussed His gift of forgiveness through His death on the cross, we […]

Time to Get Dressed

Is getting dressed ever an issue at your house? Sometimes children really don’t want to stop what they are doing to do something as mundane as changing clothes. Maybe they wouldn’t mind so much if they got to dress up like this: I have to admit that sometimes changing clothes is an issue for me, too. […]