I Accepted Him as My Husband (??)

By: Shannon Popkin, Taken from the True Woman blog. “I accepted Ken as my husband.” For the record, I have never spoken about my husband in these terms. I’ve never said to my children, “Twenty years ago, I accepted your daddy as my personal...

The Boy with the Black Heart

Sometimes, when the kids were little (usually after I had blown it and lost my temper with them again), I would slump over in prayer and say, “God! I am doing such a terrible job! These kids are never going to want to follow you.” The implicit message of...

My Husband: On Giving Bad News

My husband’s resume is pages and pages long. Which means he’s had lots of different jobs. Which means he has interviewed for dozens of positions. But he’s never had an interview quite like this one.It was an interview for a management position at his...

The Day Older Bought Younger a Pop

Thanks to Beyond Bath Time for publishing the following story: In the car, Younger grumbled about several things in a row. So, as I often do, I asked him to name ten things he was thankful for. He mentioned Older in at least half of his thanksgivings. “I’m thankful...

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