Category: Family

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Monday 30th June 2014

What Your Heart Needs to Know about Your Feet … and Your Fishing

What Your Heart Needs to Know about Your Feet ... and Your Fishing

No doubt, there were fish in the lake. And the men went out searching for them. I watched them from the shore, pressing my hand against my eyebrows like a salute, to shield the sun. A loon cried its eerie cry. An eagle soared. The sun made that whole lake into one gigantic looking-glass of […]

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Tuesday 17th June 2014

#TellHisStory: The Farce of “Perfect” Parenting (And a Giveaway!)

#TellHisStory: The Farce of "Perfect" Parenting (And a Giveaway!)

I met Jeannie Cunnion online earlier this year, when our debut books hit bookstores within weeks of each other. We clicked immediately, sharing a common passion for God’s Word and His unrelenting grace. Jeannie wrote a beautiful book called Parenting the Wholehearted Child. In her book, ...

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Sunday 15th June 2014

What We Need to Remember Every Father’s Day

What We Need to Remember Every Father's Day

There are all kinds of fathers. The ones who help and the ones who hurt. The daddies and the “deadbeats.” The ones who seem larger than life, and the ones whose absence yawned open under your life. No matter what kind of Father we have while we are here on earth, we all have one ...

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Wednesday 11th June 2014

For Father’s Day — A Letter to My Dad

For Father's Day -- A Letter to My Dad

Dear Dad, I love that sound. It’s your pickup-truck tires crunching the gravel on the driveway, right outside our garage door. I hear that glad sound in the spring, when craggy trees burst forth with buds, then again when those same trees blush with autumn. This is the sound of you returning, ...

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Monday 5th May 2014

On Showing Your Waist Grace

jennifer lee, lisa-jo baker, surprised by motherhood, love idol

For many years, I was among the thousands of moms who plopped herself onto the cyber-couch at Lisa-Jo Baker’s blog — all of us looking for some light at the end of the Cheerio-strewn tunnel of motherhood. She gave us hope. She gave us virtual chocolate. She gave us permission to ...

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Sunday 5th January 2014

Why We Are Memorizing Scripture as a Family in 2014

Why We Are Memorizing Scripture as a Family in 2014

“Why do you need to memorize Scripture?” someone asked me once. And maybe it was me, asking myself. “Because if you’ve got a Bible, why do you need to memorize it? You can open up the book and read it. Right?” But when it’s dark, you can’t read always ...

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Wednesday 25th December 2013

Merry Christmas from the Lee Family

Merry Christmas from the Lee Family

Do you hear what we hear? Joy! Unspeakable Joy! Joy to the world, for the Lord has come, bringing a light that pierces the darkness. Let earth receive her King. Wherever you are, may you receive the King. This King who has come for you. FOR YOU! And you. And you. He has come for us […]

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Friday 8th November 2013

God Made a Family

God Made a Family

And on the 8th day, God looked down on the good earth he made and said, “I need people to love and care for each other.” So, God made a family. God said “I need a lot of somebodies to show the world what it means to weave hearts, to shape souls, and to stubbornly […]

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Sunday 20th October 2013

Hope for the Dark and Hard Days (And a Book Giveaway)

Hope for the Dark and Hard Days (And a Book Giveaway)

A Letter to Myself Three Years Ago by Kimberlee Conway Ireton Some days you want to curl up after your morning cup of tea and fall back asleep. Some days you’re so tired you don’t even want to drag yourself out of bed for the cup of tea that keeps you going through the day. […]

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