God built countless gifts into His creation. He gave us the warmth of fire, the smell of dirt and the taste of apples gathered in a sunny orchard in October. He also gave us poetry. Poems may not grow on trees, but they still occur as part of the created order. Humans instinctively desire to
Christmas haters are called “Scrooges” or “Grinches,” but haters of Thanksgiving are considered socially conscious and realistic.
We can give our kids the gift of the right kind of boredom and provide them with a chance to think.
Like workaholic dads, stay-at-home moms can feel torn between the claims of two roles. We are wives but also mothers, and sometimes …
Children’s entertainment consistently portrays parents — especially fathers — as fools. What should Lutheran parents do?
An abundance of good things can fool us into believing we deserve everything we have and just a little bit more, too.