The College Park Blog
November 14, 2013
Is it any wonder that we crowd stores to buy things we don’t really need the very day after we’re supposed to be thankful for what we already have?
Thanksgiving, one of the least commercialized holidays in our country, has been an ...
October 24, 2013
"Dear God, I pray that the Smiths* would not be eaten by big, gigantic worms!"
This is the daily prayer of my four year old little warrior. He usually follows it up with the swooshing and swinging of his invisible sword to attack any imagined ...
December 19, 2012
It’s less than a week until Christmas.
Less than a week?
We are at least 5 days behind on our Jesse Tree and over 2 weeks behind in our advent book, Tabitha’s Travels. I haven’t sent out Christmas Cards. We haven’t ...
October 23, 2012
“You mean you got to meet them… in real life?” a first grade girl asked my son during Sunday School.
He’d just announced proudly that we had hosted the H. Family for dinner at our home Saturday night. This was a big deal ...
October 8, 2012
Baby Moses in a basket. The Nile turning to blood. The parting of the Red Sea. Manna from Heaven. The Ten Commandments.
Exodus is a miraculous book, filled with stories that, too many of us, trigger memories of flannel graphs in Sunday School. But ...