Celebration and Sorrow. I’ve had those juxtapose emotions within me at the same time. I’ve celebrated one child while morning the situation of the other - all in the same breath. As a mom, you’ve probably experienced that for your sons and daughters too.
Maybe you have one child who is easy and the other regularly difficult; healthy versus sick; intelligent versus mentally challenged; successful versus going down the wrong path.
Abraham experienced those same two emotions at the same time too.
At Isaac’s big weaning celebration, Ishmael poked fun at Isaac and made Sarah very angry. Sarah demanded that Ishmael and Hagar be sent away. Abraham was heartbroken. (Genesis 21) Read More
God created the world with a regular rhythm, and the long days of summer is one of them. Sometimes I’m ready for bed long before the summer sun sets. However, if you are looking for connection points with your daughter or son, bedtime might just be the perfect time. Read More