Your Apple doesn’t roll far from Your Tree

Whenever I hear a parent complain to me about her kid, I take a deep breath and let my cheeks fill up with the air for dramatic effect before I blow it out with an exasperated sigh to accompany it.  Here's the deal parents: you haven't dealt with your own inner child and therefore you …

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Spare us, don’t have sex

The very foster care system our country implements is meant to always reconcile the child with the parent who passed him off to strangers, stating that DNA makes that bond more powerful then love.  That however is based on foundational beliefs of the world that view procreation as a right, not a Holy responsibility.  It …

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Tribal tenderness twisted terminology

God can’t produce a bad situation in hopes of twisting our arm to look toward Him for relief. I have sincere compassion for the gay community but don’t condone it, however I never use Jesus as an argument either. I have worked with numerous teens who struggle with gender identity issues and have witnessed them …

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It takes a village?

I'm not sure how we migrated from two parents wanting to raise a child, to the governmental welfare system doing it?  The original mindset was to offer a shoulder to lean on when child rearing in African villages that honored the institution of family.  In our western civilization, we have turned it into entitlement; leaning …

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