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Raising Children Today

Raising Children Today

When we watch the news, we realize, undeniably, that the world is changing.  The moral compass of society is off—people have drifted so far from God’s way.  This situation often prompts parents to consider and re-evaluate their parenting...

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ADHD, God and Your Career

ADHD, God and Your Career

Living with undiagnosed ADHD can create a downward spiral of unwanted side-effects and emotions. The negative aspects of the disorder can cause you to come off as lazy, disconnected and irresponsible, when in reality, you are doing your...

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Just Leave the Mess

Just Leave the Mess

"Just leave it all, sweetie. Leave the mess. I love having the mess around me, because it means you all were around us today. In fact, I may even leave it until tomorrow just so it feels like a piece of each of you is still here." Goodness.What...

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The Plan

The Plan

We get so caught up in “the plan,” don’t we? You know what I’m talking about. That constant desire to know what God wants you to do in this life.  God has been speaking to my heart, and man...this may be the most important lesson I’ve learned...

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Power Of A Praying Parent

Power Of A Praying Parent

Like every loving parent, I want the very best for my child.  From schooling to clothing to life experiences—nothing but the best! But as life’s personal ups and downs have a way of teaching us, I have realized that my plans don’t always match...

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My Dearest Daughter

My Dearest Daughter

I pray the world never gets so loud that you can no longer find God's voice. My prayer is never that you win every race; but rather, you turn to Him to be your hands and feet. My prayer is never that you will be popular; but rather, that you will...

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Raising Kids

Raising Kids

How to Raise Children that Love Jesus with Ease When my second son was a toddler, we went to visit relatives in Kansas, and one of them asked him, “So what do you want to be when you grow up?” And he plainly answered, “A bad guy.” And began acting...

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Weakness Revealed Through Dieting

Weakness Revealed Through Dieting

I have always been satisfied with my body and physical appearance, until a family event came around that changed it all. Unfiltered commentary eroded my confidence in that moment. As they arrived, even before saying “Hi” the words that shot out of...

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