When my girls were young, they banned my reading any book to them that had a dog on the cover.  I believe a direct quote was: “In every book with a dog, the dog dies.  And then you cry.” That was true on both counts. Thus, I never got around to reading the classic,...
We are born of the love of God.

We are born of the love of God.

In 1994 two Americans answered an invitation from the Russian Department of Education to teach morals and ethics based on biblical principles. They were invited to teach in public schools, at prisons, to businesses and a large orphanage. According to one of the...
Joy to us.  And to you.  And to the world.

Joy to us. And to you. And to the world.

She said it right in front of everyone. “It says you are insignificant.” I was standing at the checkout counter of the grocery store with a line behind me. “It says what?” I asked. “It says ‘insignificant’,” she announced. By now, I could translate. I had forgotten to...

Lifetree Café is a place to talk openly about our opinions and experiences, knowing we will be listened to with love and respect.           A couple’s journey when their son came out about his sexual orientation will be shared at Lifetree Café on Monday,...