Check to make sure your fruit isn’t rotten…

Every now and then I perform a reflective self-check of sorts. The Apostle Paul wrote an epistle to the Christian community in Galatia (he explicitly says this in verse 2). The book in the Bible that houses said epistle is aptly titled… You already know… Galatians. After supplying a greeting that is typical of his epistles and […]

Even teething can have Biblical applications :-)

My sweet five-month-old is struggling to break in her first tooth. Teething is a monster of a process. A little baby with no understanding of what is happening is subjected to pain and fevers. Soleil has been drooling more than usual and her skin, if not kept dry, can develop a rash, particularly in the […]

You glow, boy!

Awhile back, I wrote a post here about how parents should “date” each of their kids. You know… Spend some one-on-one time with them engaged in an activity of their choosing. Although I have four kids, I want them each to feel special, and although I like our family dinner conversations I might not get […]

Black Friday… Bleccch

Great Lakes Crossing, a behemoth of a mall boasting almost 185 stores and attractions, is one of my favorite places to pass the time. One thing I love about my family is how we can make anything an adventure. We bask in simple pleasures. So even if we’re not about to go buy up the […]

My book is FREE!!!

In celebration of my upcoming birthday, my book, Abusing His Grace, is available on Kindle for the price of… Wait for it… FREE!!!! GRATIS!!! ZERO DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS! This promotion applies for the Kindle version only. Please visit https://www.amazon.com/Abusing-His-Grace-Stephanie-Gridley-ebook/dp/B07FYB3QDB/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1543117750&sr=8-1&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=abusing+his+grace If you read it, please be so kind as to leave an HONEST review. I plan to get heavily […]

Appreciate quirks. You have ’em too.

I will admit to being almost 37 years young and liking SpongeBob. It is absolutely brainless, but that is why I like it. Sometimes I want to see something that will make me forget about the news that I’ve just watched or read, news that tends to focus on the more dismal side of the […]