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Helpful Tips for Parents with Teenagers

There’s a teenager in your home, maybe more than one.…

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Raising Godly Children in an Ungodly World

When the latest trend or toy whizzes past your child’s…

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I Believe

They’re called sacred moments. Those unexpected pauses…

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Honor and Parenting

Honor changes the way people think, the way we act, and the…

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Hands On Parenting

Parental involvement in the lives of children has been shown…

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Four Ways to Change Halloween

When Halloween is just around the corner we are all…

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Example, Example, Example

I was on the phone doing some research of my book, talking…

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Etched in Stone

Researching family history has been a hobby of mine for many…

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Does TV Control Us

DATELINE MID TWENTIETH CENTURY OK everybody, pay attention.…

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Christian Parents and Holidays

How can a Christian parent keep a proper perspective in the…

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The Shakertown Pledge – Are You in?

Almost forty years ago, a small group of people, moved my…

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Watered Down Presence

I am in the middle of reading one of my favorite Biblical…

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The Power of Your Thoughts

What are you thinking about? What are your goals? Are you…

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Tired of the Seattle Weather?

So you are already tired of the Seattle weather and it’s…

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Following Jesus in Baptism

I have been baptized three times. The first, as a newborn in…

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Embracing the Chaos

Life can be unpredictable, full of surprises and sometimes…

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March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month

Why is this important? According to the Brain Injury…

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Addicted to Productivity

After a lovely weekend trip to a Bed-n-Breakfast with my…

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A Heart Shaped Raindrop for You

This morning I vowed to get organized. I am famous for…

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The Place Between Comfort and Meaning

In a letter to his son, Eduard (1930), Albert Einstein…

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Spotting the Gorillas in Our Lives

Play a game with me for a moment. Watch the video and count…

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Small is Mighty!

Small has big influence One month after having his driver’s…

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My Crash into Humility

When I was 22, (of course, just a few short years ago) I was…

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Landing in the Sand Trap Doesn’t Mean you Failed

It doesn’t matter if you play golf or not, you will…

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Know Your Purpose and Identify Your Calling

    Know Your Purpose and Identify Your Calling Do…

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Trying to Read Between the Lines

Last week on a walk with my neighbor, we were comparing…

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Recognition is More Important than Love

In a 60 minutes interview, Lesley Stahl reported on a new…

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Why can’t your Story be the one I write for you?

Listening This weekend was my husband’s 30th high school…

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What is More Important – What you do or Become?

During Spring break, we made our first road trip. The…

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Wasted Talent

“It’s so sad.” Said the stranger standing next to me in…

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Talk Tuesday – Extroverts and Introverts

I came across an amazing poster about introverts and…

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Everyone needs a “Veil Lifter”

Tip of the Day Everyone needs a Veil Lifter. Everyone needs…

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Finding Common Ground

Acts 17 Paul’s letters never compromise God’s message, but…

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Do you Feel you get Enough Recognition?

Recognition The class instructor asked us, “Do you feel you…

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Are You Living on-purpose or on-demand? 5 ways to Live Different

Every day, I get to do what I love. Create, teach, equip,…

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A Kayak, a Duck-taped Paddle, and a Wine Cork…

It was a perfect sunny day on the beaches of Mazatlan. My…

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Gathering God’s Treasures… Holiday Memories for a Lifetime

Holiday traditions include: Tree cutting, putting up the…

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Bringing Peace on a Cold Winter’s Night…

It was a cold winter’s night before Christmas. The wind…

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25 Scriptures for Intentional Living

Every day is a gift Last week I wrote a blog titled:…

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Parenting Children Today

Dr. Wayne Goodall talks about parenting children Hello my…

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Seven Keys to Being a Good Parent

Every parent wants their children to grow up to be…

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Beyond Inadequacy to Christ’s Sufficiency

All of us, at some stage of our lives, feel inadequate.…

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The Pain of a Prodigal: When Your Adult Child Abandons the Faith

Few things are more heart wrenching to a Christian parent or…

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Raising Godly Children in an Ungodly World

When the latest trend or toy whizzes past your child’s…

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Five Signs of a Loving Family

In modern Western culture, it is widely acknowledged that…

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Admitting When you are Wrong

One afternoon I walked into Andy’s room to mention…

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How God Shaped My Life for Service

Background I was born in a family of five sisters. Yes, we…

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Christian Prayer and Eastern Meditation

I find it interesting that Eastern meditation has become a…

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Why Must I Confess My Sins if I’m Already Forgiven?

Why does the Bible teach we are to confess our sins if we…

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Surviving Life’s Storms

Developing God’s Vision for Your Life -Acts 27:9-25…