Category: Parenting

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Tuesday 3rd October 2017

God is Not Mad at You

God is Not Mad at You

God is Not Mad at You By Jeannie Cunnion One of my favorite verses in all of Scripture has always been Romans 8:38-39. And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about ...

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Thursday 5th May 2016

20 things every graduate should remember

20 things every graduate should remember

Dear graduate, Listen up, kid. Let me have your ears for the next three minutes, before you pick up your diploma and head out the door. I sat in your seat exactly 26 years ago, waiting to be called to the stage for my diploma. A lot has changed since my graduation in 1990, but the most ...

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Tuesday 26th January 2016

Gratitude Starts With a “P”

Kristen Welch

Gratitude Starts With A P By Kristen Welch A year ago, early on a Saturday morning, we loaded up the car and drove an hour to a government housing complex. Twenty-two apartment buildings line either side of a long street, home to more than fifty thousand refugees relocated to our city. A few of ...

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Monday 31st August 2015

What We All Need to Know on the First Day of School

What We All Need to Know on the First Day of School

Dear kids, It’s your first day of school, girls, and I know it will be a great day — not because it all went perfectly, or because the conditions were ideal, or because you didn’t get bored. Today will be great, because you get to do this. You get to do school.   Today is ...

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Tuesday 25th August 2015

Come and See — #TellHisStory (With a Book & DVD Giveaway!)

Come and See -- #TellHisStory (With a Book & DVD Giveaway!)

They still ask me to come and see. Every time they build a new Minecraft village with cobblestone, wooden planks and iron ore. Every time they make some new craft out of popsicle sticks and too much glitter. Every time they pluck fist-fulls of clover and ask for a vase. “Mom,” they ...

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Tuesday 3rd March 2015

How Being a “Good Girl” Hurt My Parenting (With Book Giveaway)

How Being a "Good Girl" Hurt My Parenting (With Book Giveaway)

How being a “good girl” hurt my parenting By Melinda Means A good church girl to the core, I grew up trying to win my halo. As the sensitive, youngest child in a loving, but dysfunctional Christian home, I quickly assumed the roles of family peacemaker and people pleaser. My mother suffered ...

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