Family Life

Hospitality and the Quest for Perfection

**This blog was originally posted on the Women’s Life blog on May 22, 2015. “True contentment is not having what you want but wanting what you have.” –Karen Ehman, A Life That Says Welcome Hospitality should be a word that brings joy and a sense of welcome to our hearts, because that’s exactly what it

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Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

“I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” Fearfully and wonderfully made. Made. Created. Fearfully and wonderfully. As I stare down at my beautiful, precious, tiny, niece, the words of the Psalmist reverberate in my head. Fearfully and wonderfully. Fearfully and wonderfully? It turns to a question, one that I’m scared to

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Marriage Through Multi-Colour Lenses

Are you contemplating inter-racial marriage? What are your thoughts about it? Are you fearful? Hopeful? Anticipating the joys? The Challenges? Wondering if it could really work? My advice…enter with your eyes wide open but with your hopes high…it’s not the color…it’s the culture…and marriage itself is a cross-cultural union… Sometimes I struggle to know exactly

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My Dearest Sophia: An Open Letter to my Daughter

  My dearest Sophia, This black history month, as we reflect on the past and think on what the future holds, there are several things I want you to know. Black History: You’ll begin to notice that as you go through school, when your teachers speak on black history this month, they’ll often start at

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