stories

The Treasure and Value of Family Storytelling

Photography © by Paul Johnson

One of the best ways to keep your family close as it grows and adds members, either by birth, adoption, or later on with your child’s own marriage and children, is to integrate storytelling into the rhythm of your family life. Storytelling need not be elaborately organized, and you don’t have to have an English literature or speech major to […]

My Survivor’s Guide

As the mother of ten children, I found the perfect book to help me survive life’s rough spots: the Bible. Some of you are nodding: “Of course, it is God’s word!”  Others have just glazed over, “Yeah, yeah, I’ve heard that before, but it does not really do anything for me.”  But whichever group you belong to, the next time […]