Why Help Others?

I just read a great article yesterday in the Dallas News and it had this quote that struck me, “we don’t help others because they are Christians, but because we are.” Acts of service to others has always been important to me. I love serving my family and making them delicious meals. I get that … Continue reading Why Help Others?

Change Is Coming

God can not only transform a caterpillar into a butterfly, but more importantly He can transform our lives! This week’s reading has one of the best examples of this. It shows us that anyone, no matter their past, can be changed and serve God.   God’s amazing love can change the life and heart of … Continue reading Change Is Coming

Parenting Together

Have you ever noticed an expression your child is making, or a slightly annoying habit they are exhibiting, only to learn from your spouse that they have definitely learned it from you? It happens to me from time to time. Apparently, I say “oh, dear” in a British accent A LOT!   Of course, we … Continue reading Parenting Together

God Is In Control

This week's reading is book ended with two very important (and rather timely) points. The first one is the importance of growing in faith as a part of community. The second is that even when we are derailed from our original plans, what greater good or unimaginable things can come out of it? Monday January … Continue reading God Is In Control

Hindsight Is 2020

I have had a lot of fun New Year’s Eves in my life.  I grew up in Prague, Czech Republic, where there is a new year’s tradition of lighting off fireworks willy nilly in the streets.  The effect is beautiful, mesmerizing, and let's be honest kinda dangerous! I’ve watched fireworks over the London Eye. I … Continue reading Hindsight Is 2020

P.S. I Don’t Want A Chairlift

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year! And we all enjoy all the trappings that come with the season. Hot chocolate, looking at lights, making cookies, reading books, and of course, giving gifts. Every year, on our birthdays and at Christmas I choose a small gift that my children give their dad or … Continue reading P.S. I Don’t Want A Chairlift