Generation Cedar

Contradeception: The Public Nature of Marital Privacies

Just when I thought I had covered every inch of the issue of birth control, Rebekah Curtis proved me wrong with this brilliant piece published in Touchstone Magazine. I contacted the author for permission to reprint and she graciously granted.  I hope it provokes your thoughts the way it did mine. Unbelievably good.  I read […]

True Woman

We are having a great time at the True Woman conference.  I’ve already met some of you and it has been so neat to see real faces and hug real bodies! I’m sitting now in bed, eating dark chocolate and my blogging friend Kathy is in the other bed with her laptop (I just emailed […]

A Wanted Child

“You were such a wanted child.” Gathered around by a few, soft lights with some of our closest friends, we wished little Cooper a happy 8th birthday by speaking a short blessing over his upcoming year. It was a sweet time, and I left with his mother’s words echoing in my heart…. “You were such […]

Marriage Problem #1: Misunderstanding of “Covenant”

“I felt the need to do some unpacking with our previous discussion of hurting marriages. It needs to be said, apparently, that I’m not addressing marriages with true abuse taking place, or serious mental illness. (Although as a side note, I spoke just yesterday with a friend whose husband suffers from a mental illness, and […]

Where Do Babies Come From?

“The lady in the next line exclaimed, clearly shocked, ‘You’re PREGNANT?  Was it planned?’ I didn’t say anything, too busy getting my jaw off the floor. But the little girl thinks and says, ‘God plans everybody’.” -Mary “And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a […]