Scene One: One mouse, scurrying across the floor. That’s all I saw at first. One tiny mouse that brought on a foreboding disproportionate to its own minuscule size. It’s amazing how much damage one mouse can do, I thought to myself. It’s amazing how one mouse can soon become two. Scene Two: Premonition becomes reality … More Vermin Alert! Little Things, Big Consequences
Children always offer a fresh perspective, and it can be especially interesting when hearing their perspective of YOU. I’ve heard many descriptions of myself from my children. A couple of my favorites are that I’ve been aged at 100 years old on a kindergarten Mother’s Day questionnaire and I’m supposedly famous, since my picture is … More The Christian Battle
When it comes to choosing the right pet, I hands down choose cats over dogs. I like the feel of their small, soft bodies on my lap, their purr, and the way they affectionately brush up against your legs. They are like built-in decorative pieces, the way they climb up shelving and strike their regal poses. … More What Kind of Fool Are You?
At least once a year a packet is dropped into our mailbox with a large stack of photos. The photos are from ministries such as World Vision or Compassion International, photos of children waiting for someone to sponsor them. On the front, poverty is given a face. On the back, poverty is given a name … More Allowing Our Children to Experience Sacrifice