How to Make Your Home an Anchor for the Everyday Storms of Life

By Barbara Rainey | October 6, 2016 | 8 Comments

One regular morning I dropped my teens off at school, then headed home to tackle the laundry pile and breakfast dishes.  My normalcy was abruptly interrupted when my phone rang at 8:30. Our dear friend Bob Lepine called to suggest I turn on the television. A plane had just flown into one of the twin […]

Read More

When Your Child Is Afraid … and Maybe You Are Too

By Barbara Rainey | October 3, 2016 | 4 Comments

“Breaking news: A Delta Airlines flight has just crashed at DFW airport on final approach. First responders are racing to the scene, fire trucks from the airport are there spraying the fuselage with water to try and control the flames already erupting near the plane’s tail section. Passengers are using the escape chutes. We have […]

Read More

When Your Kids Drive You Crazy With Too Many Questions

By Barbara Rainey | September 19, 2016 | 4 Comments

What is hair made from? Do lizards go to heaven? Why do we stop at red lights? Who’s your mom’s mom? Why do I have to tell Jesus what I did wrong when He already knows? In our house with six kids, a menagerie of outside pets, and two often exhausted parents, our kids’ questions […]

Read More

10 Gifts from God Showing His Delight in Laura’s Engagement

By Barbara Rainey | September 8, 2016 | 7 Comments

A Note to Help Us “forget not His benefits” by Barbara Rainey Dear Laura, For several months now you have been marveling at God’s gift to you of a man who is kind, funny, and who “adores you,” as he said to us when he asked for your hand in marriage. I have been marveling […]

Read More

Finding Laura’s Wedding Dress and the Kiss of God

By Barbara Rainey | August 15, 2016 | 5 Comments

By Barbara Rainey God loves weddings. The Bible begins with a marriage and ends with a marriage. Jesus’s first miracle was displayed at a wedding. Marriage was His idea, after all. As you know, we are planning a wedding of our own right now with our youngest daughter Laura getting married in October. It’s truly […]

Read More
Scroll to Top