A young couple mourns and celebrates the passing of time as they visit the small town of Hospers, Iowa.
A teen-aged boy struggles with the many dimensions of what it means to be his brother's keeper as he cares for his mentally handicapped older brother.
Spending an afternoon in a house that two families share reveals the benefits of an option more families should consider.
A family endures a painful situation to discover the enduring beauty of God's grace.
As we live in a spirit of gratitude, we can also actively seek to receive God's blessings.
An animation featuring some stats about advertising; a good introduction to 'So what?' below.
Analyzing advertising statistics and asking why Christians should care.
A few life lessons from the ghosts of my ancestors.
An Advent reflection on adopting and being adopted.
Creating a home that is right respite for yourself and others.
When home is neither here nor there.
A family tree bears more than just skilled contractors.
On teaching a new generation to care for creation.
On the saving gift of friends and family.
What does the biblical narrative help us understand about these relationships?
A complicated relationship with a cousin becomes distilled to one incident.
Sorting out the mysterious ways in which one relates to others.
What does it mean to truly ?eat well??
On the links between our spiritual and family trees.
A family?s food culture is cultivated in relationship with others, human and animal.
How food and identity are intertwined in Cristina Garcia?s Dreaming in Cuban.
A week-long natural resource calendar guides the whole family in resource education and analysis.
On negotiating a scarred family past to discover true identity.
Reflections on becoming a parent.
On traveling to China to adopt a daughter.
A condensed journal of a relationship, from start to middle.
On the garments of our lives and the memories they absorb.
Sometime the saint is in our blood.
On a loving example of acceptance and joy.
A family rehearses the scene in real life at the kitchen table.