Worrier vs. Warrior

When my daughter graduated, my husband turned into what I considered to be a “Nazi” parent. He was adamant that she move out and stretch her wings. My daughter was terrified and cried buckets of tears. So did I, actually. She tried […]

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Loving Others: Lice or No Lice

“Hugging a homeless person may give you lice.  I’ve had lice several times. But there are medicines that will rid you of the lice.” Cathie’s opening sentence grabbed our attention. She went on to tell us of a recent encounter she had with a homeless […]

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Just Like Your Father

“He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver.” —Malachi 3:3 The story is told of a group of women who met each week to study the Bible, hoping to learn more about the nature and character of God and how He […]

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Thrive or Survive: The Choice is Yours

I want a marriage that not only survives — it thrives. I want my relationship with my husband Michael to radiate joy to our children and beyond the boundaries of our home. I want to experience love that stands the test of time, but I know in […]

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The Right Feet

“…she began to wet his feet with her tears.” —Luke 7:38 She crawled across the floor on her hands and knees, tears pouring. Oblivious to her desperation, her husband grabbed his car keys and hastily packed bags in a single motion. “Please…don’t leave […]

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I Want to Be a Failure

How often do you hear someone say that? Personally, I’ve never heard it. I’ve certainly never said it, either. I think every human being on earth wants to be successful. Even little kids don’t want to fail. One of my friends, a first grade […]

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