When We Seek the Mind of Christ

When We Seek the Mind of Christ

Our thermometer read nine below zero this morning. The double doors that open onto our south-facing deck are frozen shut. A crust of frost along the bottom of the inside of each door led to a rolled blanket on the floor in front of them. I spent most of the day at my...
The Gift of Disability

The Gift of Disability

The gift of disability wasn’t on my Christmas list. But in early October, when I tripped and broke the fifth metatarsal on my right foot, I discovered God had moved temporary disability to the top of His list for me. The gift included 1 set of crutches, 1...
I Want to Come Home

I Want to Come Home

My longing to come home intensifies each time my body fails me, when loved ones die, and upon hearing of another child receiving a different special needs diagnosis. One day when the longing was especially strong, I tried to explain the source of my growing desire to...
I’m Just a Carpenter

I’m Just a Carpenter

Guest blogger Scott Newport often introduces himself as “just a carpenter.” But he’s also a man of great dreams, and today he shares a story of an act of kindness that is encouraging him to be “just a carpenter” and much more to parents...