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Being God’s Man

I read this passage and it makes me think about what kind of man I am: You husbands in the same way, live with your wives in an understanding way, as with someone weaker, since she is a woman; and show … Continue reading

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The Hectic Family – WORRY

For the past several weeks we have been looking at Tim Kimmel’s marks of a hurried family. Have you seen yourself in any of them? We’ve seen people who can’t relax, can’t stand quiet, can’t be satisfied, can’t embrace certainty, … Continue reading

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The Hectic Family – Needing Approval

For the next several weeks I want to identify the marks of the hurried and often run over family.  In fact, Tim Kimmel of Family Life identifies seven marks of a family that is overstressed.  They are hectic! As we … Continue reading

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The Hectic Family – No Absolutes

The Hectic Family – They are never satisfied For the next several weeks I want to identify the marks of the hurried and often run over family.  In fact, Tim Kimmel of Family Life identifies seven marks of a family … Continue reading

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The Hectic Family – Missing Something

For the next several weeks I want to identify the marks of the hurried and often run over family.  In fact, Tim Kimmel of Family Life identifies seven marks of a family that is overstressed.  They are hectic! As we … Continue reading

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The Hectic Family – They can’t unplug

Last week we looked at Tim Kimmel’s first mark of the family that is overstressed.  Now it is time for the second – The second mark of the hurried family is that they cannot enjoy quiet.  They are always plugged … Continue reading

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The Hectic Family – They can’t relax

For the next several weeks I want to identify the marks of the hurried and often run over family.  In fact, Tim Kimmel of Family Life identifies seven marks of a family that is overstressed.  They are hectic! As we … Continue reading

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Growing Our Strong Children

Strong willed children are a unique challenge for parents.  For some reason, it seems as if they are specifically wired to challenge everything authority asks of them.  However, those same children are amazing adults.  The trick is getting them from … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, the Overlooked Holiday – and that is the way we like it

Take a look at this thought by Barbara Rainey – “I’ve heard many people say that Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday. Is that surprising? Though it’s a holiday sandwiched between the increasingly popular Halloween and the overwhelmingly merchandised Christmas, Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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50 Things You Can Say to Make Your Child Feel Great

Janel Breitenstein has written an interesting list for all of us to consider. We all want to encourage our children.  Sometimes we just lack the words to do it.  Here are her suggestions.  I whole-heartedly agree with them.  Some are … Continue reading

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