A mix of personal reflections and cultural commentary about family in A mix of personal reflections and cultural commentary about family in America
October 11, 2008
Our small group at church is studying the book of Isaiah. We read chapter one a few weeks ago, and I was struck by the emphasis on helping the widows and the fatherless. The prophet writes, "Stop doing wrong, learn to do right! Seek justice, encourage the oppressed. Defend the cause of the fatherless, ...
September 15, 2008
Listen with your ears...
Almost every day, I tell Penny, our two-year old, to "listen with your ears." For some reason, that four word phrase is more effective than the shorter command, "listen." It makes it more concrete, I suppose, to identify listening with a part of her body. So as she tottered away from me this morning, ...