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When the Formula For Raising Your Child Isn't Working

"Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it." Proverbs 22:6

Many of us wrongly interpret this verse and put undue pressure on ourselves to find the perfect formula to raise the perfect child. But God. His ways are better than ours and we can trust Him.

Lynn Cowell shares beautiful wisdom today for all of us moms who feel frustrated that our formula isn't working...

The Best (and Most Resisted) Words a Mama Can Say: "Help. I don't know what I'm doing."

Death can provide an exclamation point on a life that was already expressing the glory of God. 

My friend passed between that one-day-will-be-thin sheath of death and life and I tried to remember if I'd ever told her how much of an imprint she'd left upon me.

Claire and I shared a small city but couldn't have been more different, back then. She had six children. I had none. My womb was empty -- and sometimes I wore a suit to work. I was fumbling through my twenties, both unsure of myself and also overconfident and she had bigger concerns than her weekend plans. She'd earned her grey hair.