Daddy’s Girl

Ever view a talk show featuring parent-​​​​child reunions? The audience is offered a front row seat to the first smiles of two people who had for various reasons been separated from one another. Clapping through tears, the host wraps up the episode […]

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The Year to Be the Parent

Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. (Proverbs 22:6) You may remember the news story out of California a couple of years ago. A woman was suing McDonald’s because […]

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5 Tips for a Strong and Healthy Marriage

Rich beauty doesn't blossom over time unless the gardener is willing to till the soil, tend to the weeds and water each seedling as it grows. So it is with marriage. Those who stay the course with patience and humility […]

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A Lesser Communion

"Thou preparest a table before me…my cup runneth over." Psalm 23:5 If you were to visit my home, you would see this sign hanging above the cook top in my kitchen: It started off as a joke — a little irony directed at the Martha Stewart mindset […]

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Praying God’s Promises

A promise is only as good as the person who makes it. The character of the promiser is what gives the promise its value. As we learn to pray God’s promises, the starting point is the nature of God. The essence of […]

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God’s Living Letters

I received a letter the other day. Oh, it didn’t have a stamp in the right-​​​​hand corner or even a return address sticker. But I knew exactly where it came from and there was no doubt who had sent it. The letter was wearing jeans […]

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