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A Quiet Exile—and An American Genocide

A Quiet Exile—and An American Genocide

ex·ile ˈeɡˌzīl,ˈekˌsīl/ noun The state of being barred from one’s native country, typically for political or punitive reasons. Have you noticed that Christians have been relegated to the “little kids” table where most issues today are concerned? It’s like it’s Thanksgiving and we’re sitting at card tables in the spare bedroom while the grown-up, moreRead More

Can There Be “Pro-Choice” Christians?

I wrote the following post on September 10, 2012. Given the disturbing and heartbreaking recent videos which expose Planned Parenthood for the evil that it is committing, I urge you to contact your state representative and ask them to join the movement to defund this murderous organization. In the United States, a half a billionRead More

Having a Creator Changes Everything

Having a Creator Changes Everything

I flew over the Grand Canyon today on my way to speak for the Arizona Homeschool Convention. From 30,000 feet, there it was: God’s creation, on display for all to see. It’s breathtaking. Have you ever looked up into the sky and stopped to marvel at what you see? I can’t look up at theRead More

5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Started Homeschooling

With changes rapidly happening in our public school system, more parents than ever are considering the very viable option of homeschooling. If you’re one of those, read on.I’ll never forget our first year of homeschooling. I sort of “fell” into homeschooling, and so, admittedly, I was not as well prepared as some of you dearRead More

Strength for the Weary Mom

Strength for the Weary Mom

In March of 2010, as I was planning Savannah’s high school graduation, I found out that I was pregnant. We were not surprised at this news, because we had planned this baby (as much as is humanly possible.) I was feeling very sure of my ability to take on another child when a woman onRead More

Dare to be a Daniel: Talking to Your Kids About Standing for the Lord

Jimmy Kimmel hit a new low in my book last week when he had children interviewed about their thoughts on gay marriage outside his LA studio. He wanted them to explain it. At first, my husband and I just sat there puzzling (a friend sent us the link) over why he thought it was appropriateRead More

A Spiritual Crisis and a Crossroad: How Should Christians Respond?

Last week, in a stunning departure from the rule of law, the Supreme Court decided that it has the right to speak for God. Five judges voted to defy God and ignore the will of millions of Americans as they declared that marriage is not what God, the Creator of marriage, says it is. Yes, theRead More