Family · Marriage

This Mystery is Profound

“Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh. This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church.”  –Ephesians 5:31-32 Dear God, As you know, of course, Saturday was wedding day. Days have passed but… Continue reading This Mystery is Profound

Family

4 Lessons From My 91 Year Old Grandmothers

One of my favorite road trips starts at my driveway and loops down through the wheat fields and back roads of northern Oklahoma to the homes of my two grandmothers. They each celebrated their 91st birthday in June. These two women have been a constant in my life for five decades. I don’t take for… Continue reading 4 Lessons From My 91 Year Old Grandmothers

Family · Things I've Learned

A Sacred History: Listening to the Heart of a Teenager

[PART THREE: I’ve got one final post about Gary Thomas’s concept of “sacred history”. I couldn’t help but be captivated by the idea of our stories with those we love most becoming a holy history. Links to parts one and two at the bottom.] “Listening to God makes parenting sacred….True listening is an active discipline.… Continue reading A Sacred History: Listening to the Heart of a Teenager