Marriage and Shoelaces

Have you ever taught anyone to tie their shoes? One thing I learned when I taught my first child to tie his shoes is that it doesn’t happen overnight. It takes a little bit of grace, a whole lot of patience, and great amount of determination from both people to finally get it right. As … More Marriage and Shoelaces

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The Last First Date

Guard your heart above all else,     for it determines the course of your life. Proverbs 4:23 Four years ago today I had my last first date. I met him almost one year before, and through our kids and some similar circumstances, we had become the best of friends. His eventual “I like you,” turned into … More The Last First Date

Sex and Candy

A few weeks ago I wrote Excuse Me While I Step On Toes, which explained my reasons for believing teens should not date. This one is directed to all of us who are parents. I’ll begin with my same statement from last time: Children, tweens and teens should not date. We all know teenagers have … More Sex and Candy