Letting Go

Today's post is dedicated to all of you who have children graduating this month and is a great reminder to all of us to hold the ones we love on the palm of our hand. I wrote it two years ago when our oldest graduated from high school and was reminded of the words again …

Our King of Kings

by Carey Helmink I love to read. Probably my favorite genre is historical fiction—although I really do love The Lord of the Rings and the Harry Potter series which I’m pretty sure are NOT historical fiction (although those worlds seem pretty real to me)—but, regardless, I am a fan of historical fiction. I’m terrible with …

Trust and Obey

by Jill Trucke We have learned if something is repeated multiple times in a Bible passage that is a hint of its importance.  Isn’t that so true for our own lives too?  How often does it seem like God reiterates his points to us through church on Sunday, and then again on Tuesday mornings, and …

Letting Go

Shereen and I watched our sons walk across the stage for their high school diplomas last weekend. A proud and bittersweet moment in any parent’s heart, but maybe it’s especially poignant when it’s your first. Whatever the case, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about letting go. For what is parenting, really, other than a …