Teaching Your Kids to Ask Important Questions

As parents, we want our kids to make good choices. When they are very young, we make the majority of the decisions for them. As they grow up, mom and dad relinquish more and more of that responsibility. Whether it […]

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Unsung Heroes: Being a Role Model Outside the Spotlight

I bet most of you have never heard about Jonathan slaying a giant in the Bible, yet here it is: “And there was a again a war at Gath, where there was a man of great stature, who had six […]

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Ticked, Annoyed, Angry?

I woke up feeling fine. But my mood didn’t last long. Stewing over a situation I couldn’t change, I felt engulfed by negative emotions—I was ticked off, annoyed, and angry.  Grumpily telling my husband how irritated I was at the […]

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Living a “Joshua 1:9” Life

When my daughter, Peyton, was eight, she was on a soccer team. She really struggled with being afraid of the ball for a long time, but I remember the day she seemed to have gotten past her fear and was […]

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Rethinking Our Wish List

“Make a list of everything you want in a future husband.” Today, this is a common recommendation. Rather than a list, however, many of us create an entire album of checklists, safeguards, and tests to determine who would be our […]

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When You Can’t See God at Work

While my children were growing up, our house was the one where all the kids gathered (the swimming pool and home theater might have helped!) but I always wanted our home to be a place where my children’s friends could […]

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