By |2018-03-02T19:01:11-06:00December 1st, 2010|

We were at home for Thanksgiving this year, and invited some friends to share a meal with us. This holiday provided a lot of bonding time with my kids, especially with my son, [...]

Slow down, it’s summer

By |2018-03-02T19:01:36-06:00June 9th, 2010|

Can I just say how much I enjoy summer? I'm writing on my laptop with the windows open to the evening chorus of songbirds. It's warm but not so hot we need the air conditioning. [...]

Do you cook on Sabbath?

By |2010-05-16T17:06:52-05:00May 16th, 2010|

As we listened to a message on Sabbath keeping a couple of weeks ago, my friend leaned over and whispered in my ear, "do you cook on Sabbath?" It should be noted that I love [...]

Finding Rest…

By |2008-12-05T09:41:06-06:00December 5th, 2008|

A few days ago, a group of readers and I gathered for the first "Rest event." Thanks to my assistant Wendy Rosman, we enjoyed a terrific lunch at the Inverness Golf Club. Over lunch, we [...]

A great little Christmas book

By |2018-03-02T19:04:41-06:00November 15th, 2008|

One of the radio stations I listen to in the car has started its annual tradition of playing only Christmas music during the holidays. But instead of starting on Dec. 1, they've already started! I [...]

Rest reviews

By |2008-11-04T05:21:22-06:00November 4th, 2008|

A number of you are now reading my forth-coming book, REST: LIVING IN SABBATH SIMPLICITY. Don't forget, if you're someone who got a copy of the galleys, that you agreed to read and review the book [...]

the family that reads together…

By |2008-10-14T18:08:48-05:00October 14th, 2008|

Tuesday is the best night, because neither of my kids has practice. No driving, no working in dinner around sports and carpools. So after dinner, Aaron and I lay on the two couches in the [...]

Sabbath questions

By |2018-03-02T19:05:04-06:00September 29th, 2008|

Last week we gave away free copies of my new book Rest: Living in Sabbath Simplicity. Those of you who responded will be getting something from Zondervan in the next month or so.  Speaking of Sabbath, [...]

Gratitude for grace

By |2008-08-28T12:31:20-05:00August 28th, 2008|

I am about 5000 words away from finishing a book manuscript, you can tell that I've been writing more than normal because my house looks like a disaster! At our house, we each have a [...]

My people

By |2018-03-02T19:06:01-06:00August 12th, 2008|

Summer weekends for the last two decades or so, I’ve visited my in-laws. It’s not so bad. They happen to live on a lake less than two hours from our house.                 I [...]

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