Tag Archives: children

Love Through a New Lens

“Could we have a birthday party for Molly?” I answered, “Sure”, without really thinking much about what my adopted granddaughter was really wanting to do. It didn’t occur to me, at the time, that I had never even heard of … Continue reading

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Because He Loves Them

I know of a young man who is coming to Wisconsin from Houston for Christmas. When he married his beautiful young wife, almost three years ago, he was blessed with two delightful children, as well. The boy is now nine … Continue reading

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Comfort Through the Eyes of a Child

Jesus is clear in His teaching that we are to come to Him as a child. It is helpful to nurture relationships with children so that we can gain insight into what it is about a child that Jesus desires … Continue reading

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I Know my Daddy

Yesterday I had a day with my granddaughter who has been eight years old for six days. We planned our day together to include choosing and delivering some small gifts for people who are sick or in nursing homes, Since … Continue reading

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A Model for Prayer

My seven year old granddaughter, (who calls me Besta which is the Norwegian word for Grandma) said, “Besta, the Bible you gave me doesn’t work in Sunday School” I asked her to explain. She said that the Bible I had … Continue reading

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This Child Must Live Here

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to a fellowship group at the home of a friend. As the gathering developed, it became apparent to the friend who had invited me that his home was too small. He emailed … Continue reading

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My Heart Melts When…

I listened last night to a mother telling a story about her two children. The story developed from the experience of dropping these two, ages 4 and 6, off at a neighborhood church for a summer children’s program. Preparation for … Continue reading

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