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Linda Buxa

Linda Buxa

Linda Buxa is a freelance writer and editor and a regular blogger and contributing writer for Time of Grace. She is the author of Dig In! Family Devotions to Feed Your Faith, Made for Friendship, and Parenting by Prayer. Linda and her husband, Greg, have lived in Alaska, Washington D.C., California, and are now in Wisconsin. They have three pretty great kids who are all taller than she is.

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Living My Faith

We don’t earn it

When my kids were 18 months, 3, and 4 years old, my husband was trying to get their help on some chores. They weren’t…

Living My Faith

Waiting is the hardest part

A few years ago, my just-waking-up child walked into the kitchen and asked for scrambled eggs. I said no—because the bacon, apple, and cheddar…

Life’s Challenges

Wiping away our tears

In the movie Inside Out, when Riley’s family moves from Minnesota to San Francisco, Riley is miserable. The whole point of the movie is…

Life’s Challenges

Who is your real enemy?

In the book Catching Fire, Katniss, a tribute, is about to enter the arena for the second time when her mentor, Haymitch, offers some…

Life’s Challenges

Finding your balance

I’m not usually a sucker for YouTube videos, but I watched one recently that showed a number of older gentlemen standing on a giant…

Living My Faith

Running a marathon

I never really wanted to do it. It wasn’t a lifelong dream. Yet I did it—and I’m not doing it again. Why? Because it…

Friends & Family

Live like redwoods

When we lived in California, we visited the redwoods. What astonished us is that some of these trees started growing possibly when Jesus walked…

Social Issues

Cancel culture

Cancel culture. A few years ago, I didn’t even know those words could be combined in a way that would make sense. Now, I…

Friends & Family

You are your children’s refuge

King David is known as being a “man after the Lord’s own heart.”  So when his son King Solomon wrote in Proverbs 14:26, “Whoever…

Who is God?

Under his wings

“Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his feathers, and under his…

Prayer

You’ve got God’s phone number

Last year J. J. Watt, an NFL football player, made news when he gave out his phone number and invited people to connect with…

Living My Faith

What’s your purpose?

In 1799, 12-year-old Conrad Reed was fishing on his parents’ property in North Carolina when he found a shiny yellow rock. He showed the…