Listening to one of my parents read aloud on chilly winter evenings ranks as most cherished in my childhood hall of memories. With five sisters, we quickly developed a ranking of our family favorites. Here, I’m going to share our top ten with you, which have endeared themselves to us not only for their
When the wind blows cold and the snow falls deep, gathering the family around the living room to read aloud stories that have stood the test of time is a great way to make memories. Though I grew up with only one brother, we still heard our share of boy favorites. These tales rank
“We’re sorry, but that’s what we decided. You’ll have to tell Cassie that we don’t think it’s best for you to sit with them.” I still remember the disappointment my parents’ decision caused me as a young teen. With few girls my age, the ache in my heart for friendship was a continual one.
“Make our baby strong in you, Lord.” This was the prayer of Daniel’s father and mother for their new little son. In a world full of instant gratification, flavors and comforts literally only a click away, they were at a loss how to instill a neglected, yet priceless quality in their baby boy: strength