I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Ours began with thankful hearts, a big breakfast and the Macy’s Day Parade.  Later, we moved on to the hustle and bustle of getting our family of five dressed and out the door to spend Thanksgiving dinner with family. Usually, getting ready becomes somewhat of a stressful moment for me.  My entire attitude changes while running after little ones, finding socks. and then rushing to get myself dressed.  Although, I felt the beginnings of a ‘tude coming on, I took a moment to breathe...

At one point in my life I believed in doing what felt right to me, not what God desired for my life. This led to premarital sex, birth control and eventually an abortion along with many years of recovery.  Its unbelievable how even Christians support birth control methods and abortions.  We don’t talk about these issues  often in the church, instead we choose to do it in secrecy.  Unfortunately, the secret is out: 1 in 5 Christian women have had  an abortion. 89% of  at-risk Catholics and 90% of at-risk Protestants currently...

I remember when we had our first child, everyone was excited and asked if we planned to have more. Then came number two, they were still overjoyed.   I heard comments like, “now you have the perfect pair, a boy and a girl.” By the time we were pregnant with number three the excitement changed to, “you’re pregnant again, how many children are you going to have?” Amazingly, we are influenced to believe children are detrimental to our life plans. That’s right to our own plans.   At some point, we are...

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