Do You Want to Get Well?

Sometimes the chains we wear shackled to our hearts become so comfortable, we get used to the pain and forget what it is like to be well. Perhaps some of us have never known. But the big question is — do you […]

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Good Parenting

“Good parenting in – good kids out” is the paradigm we are most comfortable with. It is ironic though because, truth be told, none of us are the good parents we long to be. We are often impatient, inconsistent, unloving, and angry. […]

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Breathing New Life into Your Time with God

“He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul.” —Psalm 23:2-3a With six kids, a husband, and a fulltime career, I don’t need another to-​​​​do. I’m guessing you don’t either. We have plenty of time takers and […]

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4 Things Parents Can’t Do

From an article in Parents magazine: many parents believe that the “more time, energy, attention, and money they can devote to their children the better,” but “In the final analysis, there are important things we can’t do.” Here are some […]

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Disappointing God

“I just don’t want to disappoint Jennifer.” This was my husband’s statement as we looked at the clock: 1:30 AM. Our daughter had just called to tell us that they were on their way to the hospital — her water had broken. […]

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What’s Your Motive?

“All a man’s ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the Lord.” —Proverbs 16:2 I’ve been writing a series of blogs pertaining to the busyness of our lives — a busyness that our culture deems normal and expected (See Living Busy […]

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