It’s hard to be a parent. Kids don’t come with rule books or training manuals. With technology and culture advancing quickly, it makes it even harder to not feel as if kids are growing up too fast. How do we sort through all the unsolicited “support” we get from family, community, and even strangers who […]
Wanda Pritzel, Director of Development, has been an integral part of the Lutheran Family Service (LFS) ministry efforts since 1988. Her expertise, passion, faith, and heart for sharing the love of Jesus with others is evident in every encounter, visit, and conversation. On February 15, 2018, Wanda celebrates 30 years of service with LFS. We are incredibly grateful for her unwavering dedication to serving our Lord.
Excerpt from Iowans for Life blog post: Modern Day Hero. Both Iowans for Life and Lutheran Family Service are founding members of the Iowa Coalition for Pro-Life Leaders working to protect life at all stages. For me, the highlight of the president’s State of the Union address Tuesday was Ryan Holets. Did you hear what […]
The first time that I heard this phrase was at the end of the 2012 Summer Olympics when swimmer Michael Phelps announced he was quitting swimming (he later changed his mind). I was completing a vacation in Hawaii and found this phrase helpful. Just recently, I have adopted this phrase as last month my husband and I […]
When one is experiencing a personal crisis such as serious marriage problems, it is very difficult to know where to turn for help. Many times, couples wait before doing anything and the end result can be one of the following: divorce, chronic marriage problems, or living with a life time of pain and hurt. A marriage is worth the effort and of course marriage counseling is one of those options, but for the spouse who can’t enlist cooperation from the other spouse, don’t settle! Do something! There are resources out there to help and I want to highlight a few, especially when a partner will not attend counseling with you.
Hope! It is an intrinsic part of human existence! • Every farmer hopes that it will rain and he will have a good yield • Every businessman purchases goods hoping that he can sell it and make profits • Every student hopes to do well on the exams. • Every athletic team takes the field […]