Faith, Family, Parenting

No Generation Gap

By definition, the phrase “generation gap” has a negative connotation. It means that something is lost in translation from one generation to the next. Differences in values, beliefs and perspectives result in a parting of minds and/or hearts. Chapter 3 in the Book of Judges tells the story of a ‘faith generation gap’ within the… Continue reading No Generation Gap

Faith, Family, Parenting

Memorial Stones

Like a great black snake, the narrow serpentine road cut through a lush carpet of green in the Tennessee hollow cradling the ghost settlement of Cades Cove. Like faithful sentinels, primitive log structures dotted the miles that gently conveyed us from the present into the past.  Time worn and leaning wearily in the dancing sunlight,… Continue reading Memorial Stones

Faith, Family, Parenting

Merciful Memory Keeper

I am he who blots out your transgressions, for my own sake,     and remembers your sins no more. Isaiah 43:25 I’m a good mother. At least I like to think of myself that way.  However, that supposition might easily be challenged if one were to leaf through the pages of my children’s baby books.  What… Continue reading Merciful Memory Keeper