The government recently calculated the cost of raising a child from birth to 18 and came up with $160,140 for a middle-income family. Talk about sticker shock! That doesn’t even touch college tuition. But...
Concern for the underprivileged and vulnerable has always mattered to God. Three such categories in every society in every generation are immigrants (strangers), orphans, and widows. This study pertains to the third group.
A Shakespeare Who Couldn't Read?
William Shakespeare is regarded as the greatest writer in the English language.
Four hundred years after Shakespeare’s death, every school student still studies his life and works.
However, when Shakespeare’s daughter, Judith,...
The family is like a book—
The children are the leaves,
The parents are the covers
That protecting beauty gives.
At first the pages of the book
Are blank and purely fair,
But time soon writes memories
And paints pictures...
Little ears are listening;
Little minds run wild;
Trying to be like Mom or Dad,
Comes natural for a child.
They want to do the things you do,
And say the things you say;
They’re watching and they’re listening,
When Daddy prays, the house gets still;
His voice is slow and deep.
We shut our eyes; the clock ticks loud.
So quiet we must keep.
When Daddy prays, he doesn’t use
Those words the preacher does.
He prays for...