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Father’s Day Musings: What a storm, a big fish, and a stubborn prophet can teach us about fatherhood.

Father’s Day Musings: What a storm, a big fish, and a stubborn prophet can teach us about fatherhood.

The Bible offers many names and descriptors for God, but one of my favorites is Heavenly Father. I realize that this moniker might not be appealing to everyone, particularly those whose earthly fathers were absent, abusive, or lacking in some significant way. Thankfully, my own dad was none of those things. In fact, in both… Continue Reading

Easter Basket Filler Ideas

Easter Basket Filler Ideas

It’s ironic that I spend months looking ahead to, and planning for, the other big holidays like Halloween and Christmas, but Easter always seems to sneak up on me. That’s especially the case when Easter falls earlier in the spring, as it does this year. I had a slight moment of panic last week when… Continue Reading

LOVE-ly Books for Valentine’s Day

LOVE-ly Books for Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day—the holiday adored by half the population and loathed by the rest. I happen to fall into the adoring camp: our world can always use more love, even of the commercialized variety. After all, a well-chosen Conversation Heart, given in just the right way, can do wonders for one’s self esteem or love… Continue Reading