Making a Difference


Experienced parents will tell you, if they are wise, that you learn as much as your children when you parent. My older son taught me something when he was three that […]


Do the Crazy

Aug 25, 2014 by

Sometimes you have to do the crazy thing. You know the one. That thing that everyone will raise an eyebrow or question because it’s out of the ordinary, not the […]


The familiar hum of the hair trimmers fills the room. I have been cutting my husband’s hair since we were married. He had to keep it tidy being in the […]

stormy sky

Tornadoes are nothing new to us. Growing up in Nebraska, unfortunately, it is a reality. We learned at an early age when the watches were issued, we kept an eye […]


I do a double take when I read the words on the screen, the ones that compliment a writer for being both nice and smart. The part that got me, however, […]


On a day of volunteering at a ministry that provides food to people in need, I was able to see clearly how God uses pain in our lives. As I […]

If we don't have both your story and my

As I finished the book, I breathed a contented sigh. It was such a well-written memoir of an extraordinary life. As I reflected on it, I felt inspired to share […]

girls with backpacks inRL crop

We are so excited to introduce you to another one of our (in)RL sponsors – Feed the Children. This phenomenal organization was founded in 1979 with the mission of providing hope […]