Why do I love the Gabb Wireless Phone and the Gabb Watch? They’re completely safe, there’s no internet access, no social media access, and it’s a great way to introduce kids to technology.
I have to be honest with you and share that there have been many times and seasons over the past three and a half decades of walking with the Lord when I didn’t He was enough. I believed a lie and it was a simple one: If I was “good” then the Lord was obligated to give me my hearts desire. This was most obvious in my early years of being a Christian.
I figured it worked with raising children and since He was a good Father, it only made sense that if I behaved and followed all the rules He’d give me what I wanted…
“You’ll never get pregnant again.”
Our hearts broke as my fertility doctor dropped those cold words on me and my husband when our daughter was two and a half, several months after experiencing a devastating miscarriage from an ectopic, or tubal, pregnancy. The fertility treatment I’d tried failed miserably…
The invitation arrives when you least expect it, folded neatly like fresh towels warm from the dryer and wraps, unexpectedly, around your heart. The invitation reads something like this:
You are cordially invited to a party. An After Party.
Your children are growing up. They’re heading out of the nest and all those years of love and sacrifice, cooking and cleaning, disciplining and discipling–are coming to an unceremonious end. This is your invitation to Act 2.
What’s the crazy dream God has dropped in your heart? What is He asking you to do you know you couldn’t possibly do on your own? In fact, if you try to do it on your own you’re pretty much guaranteed to fall flat on your face? Has He given you a wild, preposterous, secret, …