The Day after Easter

The Day after Easter

The day after Easter. The day after we celebrate Christ’s empty tomb. The day after the celebration is a different sort of day. On the day after Easter, parents often struggle to connect the dots between serving a risen Savior and caring for kids with special...
God Surprises

God Surprises

God surprises are on guest blogger Sharon Cargin’s mind this Christmas season. In today’s post she reflects on the God surprises she experienced after the birth of her son, many of which are similar to what Mary experienced. God Surprises Silent Night was...
We’re Having Some Christmas

We’re Having Some Christmas

“Grammy Jo, are we having some Christmas today?” The three and a half-year-old who lives at our house first asked this question about a week after Halloween. None of the adults in the household fully understood what he was asking until the Sunday after Thanksgiving...
A Reluctant Caregiver

A Reluctant Caregiver

I’ve been a reluctant caregiver most of my life, but didn’t realize it was a problem until after the birth of our first child. He was medically fragile for the first four years of his life, but his special needs weren’t the cause of my reluctance. In...