God knows your heart, and he knows you wish you could still be in church every week to be with God’s people and hear God’s word. Jesus warned Peter that someday he would grow old and infirm, and “someone else will dress you and lead you where you do not want to go” (John 21:18).
Joanna Gaines of HGTV's “Fixer Upper” has written a parenting essay on Facebook that has gone viral. Gaines wrote about a butterfly bush she planted outside her daughters’ bedroom, hoping that it would attract butterflies. The July 15 post has received more than 443,000 likes and “loves” on Facebook.
Sushi? Barbecue? Oysters? Yup, it all works surprisingly well. I found great weekend morning meals at places I’d been to only for dinner or happy hour. Jax Fish House, RA Sushi, Top Golf and more are serving it up.
Parents raising non-black children fret over how to teach them about stranger danger without making them overly fearful. Parents raising black children have a more wrenching conversation: explaining to their children that they may be viewed as the dangerous stranger because of the color of their skin.
There are many avenues for buying and selling goods inexpensively, including flea markets, thrift stores, garage sales, estate sales and antique stores. But consignment shops differ by the way they benefit multiple parties. Shoppers save money over retail. Consigners earn income. And good furniture doesn’t end up in the landfill.
For the past 10 years I have been living with mounting guilt over the fact that my son, 13, doesn’t have a sibling because I was unable to have another child. I can’t tell you how many times he has said he wishes he had a sibling.
I am overweight. I’m married to an amazing guy, but he hurt my feelings recently when he said he thinks I’m fat. While I know I’m fat — and admit it out loud — I never thought it was appropriate for your significant other to say it to you.