Should we go to our Gay Child’s Wedding?

If you have a child in the gay lifestyle should we go to their “wedding”? No…seriously do you know? I am asking as I find myself in the same predicament I did years ago. Dealing with should we go to our daughters same-sex wedding? When our daughter came out to us in 2005 I found…

Should We Go After The Homosexual?

Should we go after the Homosexual? Or should we sit back and “wait on the Lord” hoping they will come to their senses on their own? Here’s a valuable look to these questions asked by many who have gays in their life, that they want the best for. I’d like to share with you an…

A Safe Place to Land

If you’re coming over from Arabahs site, you may be coming over because you too have a child or loved one in the gay lifestyle. Or that you would like to learn more. Or that you’re just curious. Either way…welcome. My hope that this is a soft place to land for those that are hurting….

Living between Hope and getting my hopes up…too high.

Is it just me…or do any of you find yourself figuring out how God is going to fix your life? I am in an inbetween time of life. And let’s face it…all of us are. As we’re all trying to figure out how to cope with life’s struggles while having hope and faith that God…

Love can be Messy

Love. We all want it. We all need it. And we all think we do it really well…but what does it look like? When our son Tim was in Jr High he had the aspiration to go to the Air Force academy. Well, how exciting. We even got a call from the secretary to our…

Giving up the Chaise

Confession: I used to watch soap operas. Back in the day with Jenny and Greg on “All my Children”I was sure we were all really the best of friends. And in that every soap has a matriarch, Phoebe was theirs. I assumed that I would one day achieve this status with all my children. In January…

“Letting Go of the Rope”

“I have this Emily, let it go”. “No” I said to God as the crocodiles in a pond, snapped at the air beneath me, “I can’t let go”. It was the same rope I was always trying to walk on. I prided myself in that I walked on a tightrope without ever wobbling between accepting…

My Woman’s Day Article

During my publicity campaign for my book, someone at Woman’s Day figured out I was attending my daughters seminars. Kind of a man bites dog story… as Christians usually don’t attend gay seminars with up to 1500 self proclaimed lesbians. And though, there were so many details they ended up having someone one come in…

Our family is our first ministry

If you have children you will know what I mean. It is challenging, and more frustrating than one could ever have imagined. Yet the best thing that’s ever been said to me has been “you must be Leanne and Tim’s mom”. No words have brought more meaning to my life, nor probably ever will. Proving…