Would you throw a party for a prodigal?

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We tell God: “I wish you were dead!” But God (as Jesus) dies to restore our relationship with God (if we want). Crazy (agape) love. The Parable of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32) “11 Then Jesus said, “There was a man who had two sons. 12 The younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of the property …

When God speaks to you at She Speaks

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Do you ever go somewhere, and wonder why am I here? I went to the She Speaks Conference a few weeks ago. If it were not for God’s nudging, and my hubby’s strong encouragement, I probably wouldn’t have gone. But then I would have missed God speaking to me. Has that ever happened to you? You resist attending an event, …

What is green and sweet inside?

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Our girl and I asked her dad, “What kind of dessert do you want with your Father’s Day dinner?” He wanted the same chocolate cake  he and our girl made me for Mother’s Day. So this past Saturday, we placed three sticks of butter and 8 semi-sweet chocolate squares in my makeshift double boiler to melt, and mix. Our girl …

A Father’s Letter to his Doubting Daughter

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Please do yourself a favor and read this amazing and thoughtful letter that Gordon Atkinson wrote to his doubting daughter. To whet your appetite, here’s an excerpt: “On the one hand, it is glorious for you to ask questions. It is beautiful and righteous and good for you to wonder at the deep mysteries of the world. How I love …

A Standing Ovation for Fabulously Faithful Fathers

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Several high-profile scandals recently revealed men being unfaithful to their wives and children among other misdeeds.  But I know there are men who are fabulously faithful fathers and they don’t get much publicity.  So I want to give these men a standing ovation today. It was Father’s Day yesterday and as a mother, I am very grateful that my husband …