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Blog: Forgiveness

April 16, 2013 |  by Julie

When your child feels rejected by a friend

I thought my heart was going to burst right open. Piper was telling me about her best little friend at preschool. Oh, how she loves her buddy Amelia! As soon as Piper walks through the doors, her... Read more
March 20, 2013 |  by Julie

An Easter-time craft for our good-nap day

It had been five days since the baby had taken a good nap. Five days. I thought I was going to lose my mind. Normally Finn takes at least one good nap a day – around two to three hours – with a few... Read more
July 6, 2011 |  by Krista

Forging ahead

Sorry for the long absence. It’s been a whale of a month. The past 27 days have held more illness for our family than we’ve collectively seen in years. A nasty respiratory virus hit us all, spinning... Read more
June 7, 2011 |  by Krista

Sweet forgiveness

Until my early 30s, “forgive” was not a common term in my vocabulary. I was quite capable of staying mad at people, situations . . . anything that ticked me off. I often felt the need to be justified... Read more
May 19, 2011 |  by Krista

Laundry lessons

The other day, Jessica came home all excited about a painting they had been doing at kindergarten. I wasn’t exactly happy as I caught sight of the wide brown paint stripes now adorning her brand new... Read more
May 5, 2011 |  by Krista

How do you teach your kids forgiveness?

There’s a rule in our house that if anyone being tickled says, “Stop,” the tickler must quit immediately. (Grandpa has had to be completely re-trained in this matter!) We have labelled it an... Read more
April 25, 2011 |  by Krista

Crosses of forgiveness

I had a tough choice to make the other day. I could clean the interior of my car (hadn’t had a vacuum and wipe-down all winter) or I could read over the Kids of Integrity Forgiveness lesson so we... Read more
April 13, 2011 |  by Krista

Spring distractions

Spring weather typically puts a bounce in my step and seems to make life purr. Everything is lighter . . . easier. Goodbye, bulky winter wear, hello windbreakers and rubber boots! Mr. Sun’s newfound... Read more