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Boredom Can Be a Blessing

My brother and I stood at the window and watched my son,…

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Being Deliberate About Our Parenting

This week at my Parents of Teens group, we talked about our…

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Are We Preparing Our Teenagers?

In their ongoing National Study of Youth and Religion, the…

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Food for Thought

It is common knowledge that healthy foods contribute to a…

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Are We Good Stewards of Our Families?

Stewardship is a good word from the Bible that refers to how…

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Are We a Real Family?

Katrina and Alex, why are you still awake? Jody asked her…

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Are Traditions Important to You

As I research my family history, I wonder about my…

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And You Were There

One of the best ideas in the composition of the screenplay…

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Allowing God to Lead Your Children

Take your hands off the steering wheel and let the Lord…

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Adding Creativity to Your Child’s Day

Add a bit of fun to your family’s day with laughter…

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A Recipe for a Christ Centered Family

In chapter three of Colossians, we see that Paul gives us…

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A Quiver Full

If you think keeping up with your kids is exhausting, meet…

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A Place at the Table

An interview with Edith Schaeffer. Norman Rockwell’s…

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A Loving Touch

“It’s wonderful to see you again,” said my…

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Being a Healthy Young Adult

“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the…

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Chi Alpha Student Receives Sight

A Chi Alpha student was recently healed of a blind eye…

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When Mom and Dad Fight

Have you ever thought, “Help! Mom and Dad are fighting…

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Life Is Fragile, Handle with Care

Psalm 139:13-17 For you formed my inward parts; you wove me…

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Accepting Life Changes

Holiday season rushes at us. Old memories surface and vague…

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Where the Heart Is

We just returned from a three-day visit to my parents’…

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The Greatest Pitch – Interview with John Smoltz

It is fitting that as a Major League Baseball pitcher John…

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God Provided the Lifeline

On the evening shift in the Labor and Delivery ward, quiet…

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Friendship

In 1971, Pepper Rodgers was the head football coach at UCLA,…

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The Power of a Mother!

All I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.—Abraham…

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The Power of Marriage

Princess Diana was asked after her separation from Prince…

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Promises and Pressures

Patti and I will celebrate our twenty-two year anniversary…

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Christian Marriage Covenant

Introduction This article is a summary of an academic paper…

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The Young Couple’s Financial Checklist

There are a lot of experts in my life. My insurance agent…

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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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Tips for Parenting Long Distance

Whether your children live miles away or you are often…

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Teaching Civility is Key to Liberty

I don’t have many pet peeves, but one that can still…

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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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Life Support Take A Time-Out

Dick Vitale, the sports announcer for ESPN, has a common…

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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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Growing Goodness at Home

Uncle John was a good man! I said to myself. I had just…

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Four Ways to Change Halloween

When Halloween is just around the corner we are all…

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Family Time Makes Sense

Have you ever made one of those to do lists I have a friend…

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Example, Example, Example

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

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Death in a Step-Family

I was in Tyler, Texas getting ready to stand before one…

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Christian Parents and Holidays

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

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Children Dealing With Grief

Grief is pain that is felt due to a loss in our lives. Death…

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Children and Stepparents

Hostility seems to be the most common characterization of…

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Love Dare – Not Just for Married People

Love Dare When my boys were small, people with grown…

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Re-gifting Christmas

We have all done it…or at least pondered the idea –…

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Friday Night Spouse Date

This may be the shortest blog I ever write so let me get…

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I Get You

I am not sure why people can’t understand and agree with…

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Parenting Children Today

Dr. Wayne Goodall talks about parenting children Hello my…

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Forgiveness in the Family

Dr. Wayne Goodall speaks about forgiving each other within…