Handling Nellie Olesons

Those of you might remember Nellie Oleson, the sassy, outspoken classmate of Laura Ingalls in the book and television series, Little House on the Prairie. She was ruthless, heartless, self righteous, lacked compassion and she never hesitated to put down another. We’ve all experienced Nellies.

Talked to them.

Been in relationship with them.

Hurt by them.

Looking with Our Own Eyes

“Look at the land with your own eyes, since you are not going to cross this Jordan.” Deut 3:27 We can often look at ourselves or our children through the lenses of others.   I’ve got them. You’ve got them. We’ve all got them….people in our lives who have something to […]

God’s Best or Mine? The Price of Being a Wanderer

Do your children ever wander? Maybe at Target or in the grocery store? Have you had a moment when you couldn’t see them or a moment when you could and you could plain as day tell that they were heading in the wrong direction?! Maybe your kids are older and are wandering down a path that has you concerned. We all WANDER…sometimes with good intention, other times out of ignorance or simply because WE WANT WHAT WE WANT.