Bright Lights

My son is learning to drive with his learners permit in his pocket.  A piece of plastic that gives him the right to drive on the road with an adult in the car with him.  I have always believed that permit was to learn to drive.  Now I’m seeing that it is there for his … More Bright Lights

Look Up…

I love being outdoors!  Whether it is day/night or hot/cold outside, I’d rather be enjoying the outdoors than the indoors any day of the week!  I recently was talking with a few of my kids.  I talked about how in the evening after the sun goes down about my love for sitting on the deck … More Look Up…

1/2 Birthdays…

I bet you only celebrate your birthday once a year!  Me too. But not my kids… About 10 years ago or so Jacqueline started pointing out her 1/2 Birthdays.  She would turn 4 then 4 1/2 then 5 next would be 5 1/2 and so on… Well, this was a big deal for her.  So, … More 1/2 Birthdays…

Teach your children…

In the New Living Translation, Proverbs 22:6 reads, “Teach your children to choose the right path, and when they are older, they will remain upon it.” Yesterday was a difficult day out on the Bishop Compound… at least for our house.  I had a meeting yesterday that was very draining in so many ways.  Much time … More Teach your children…

raising children

The greatest thing I could imagine would be for my children to grow up to intimately know Christ.  As teens and young adults I would love for them to know and hear God when He speaks to them.  There have been times in their young lives they have talked of the things of God and asked questions.  … More raising children