June 20, 2023
LILY Letter 115: Honoring Single Fathers

Now is a confusing time to be a man. In this day and age, a father that tries to be the head of the house is looked upon as a misogynist dinosaur. On the other hand, a father who does not try to be the head of the house is looked upon as weak and […]

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December 31, 2022
MY WORD FOR 2022 IN HINDSIGHT

In 2022, I (Jeff Teichert) decided to choose a word to focus on for the year. The word that kept coming to me as I thought about the choice was "sanctify." Little did I know at the time that 2022 would bring painful losses in three generations of my family--including my son. When my good […]

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September 22, 2021
REFLECTIONS ON FALL

It's almost autumn, and the world is changing. The kids have gone back to school. Summer vacations and adventures are over. The air is starting to cool. Halloween and Thanksgiving are around the corner. This used to be my favorite time of year. These days, I really prefer Summer and the adventures it permits. But […]

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August 16, 2021
THE MOTE AND THE BEAM

Jesus said: "[W]hy beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye? Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye; and, behold, a beam is in thine own eye. Thou hypocrite, first cast […]

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May 10, 2021
SINGLE PARENTING & STEP-PARENTING

We just celebrated Mother's Day and I know it is a bittersweet holiday for many in our community. For some of my mid single friends, the years when they could become mothers by bearing children have already passed them by. For others, they face the task of parenting alone. Still others face the task of […]

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