Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned

Mark Twain once wrote, “Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at age 80 and gradually approach 18.” My grandchildren (3 of them) are in middle school. How is that possible? It seems like just yesterday I was there myself! How can we communicate how...
It Still Hurts, Even After All This Time

It Still Hurts, Even After All This Time

It’s been over a decade since we learned that our son is gay. You’d think I’d be used to it by now. I’m not. I’m sitting in Sunday school and a man several rows back brings up the “sin of homosexuality” and declares that the church isn’t “hard enough” on that sin. It...