I was recently able to set up a family internet filtering hotspot system called CIRCLE. It’s a pretty cool system.
Even my time in the word is very contemplative. I don’t think this is a bad thing but it makes it a bit more complicated to lead my family in the worship, prayer, and scripture reading department. So I have to adjust.
Today I bought myself a treat. It made me sad. I know treats are supposed to make you happy but this one was a sure sign of my age and maybe my “lot in life.” Ok. It was some new dish washing supplies. I was so excited for the scrubby wand with the[…]
Our plates are perpetually running over with school, shopping, sports, dance, church, date nights, friends, blah, blah, and more blah. We are so busy, in fact, that we never allow ourselves the time to be refilled. Our cup is empty. We need to do a couple things to make this better.
A few of years ago my wife and I decided that our children should stay with us in the “adult” service. Nobody did anything or was rude or hurt anyone, and we aren’t frustrated with “the system.” We just thought it was best for our family. Here are some reasons why:
I’ve never heard a parent of adult children say: “I wish I had been less involved when my kids were growing up.” As I counsel parents after workshops or other ministry I never hear “I think I spent too much time with my kids” or “If only I had given them less of[…]
I have been tired for more than nine years. Haven’t you?