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We’re in This Together

Active unity, manifested in true togetherness, will take an ordinary marriage and turn it into one that causes others to look at us as Paul looked at the Thessalonians, driving him to give “thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, remembering before our...

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What We Need

Although I stress the importance of staying home when the kids are little ones, it’s also just important to find the time to join a Bible study, attend church, or get involved in some way that allows you the benefits the community of Christ brings into our lives....

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Let’s Sing!

Whether we can carry a tune or not - whether we are aware of it or not - music has strongly impacted each and every one of us. We cannot usually recall the specific words of a sermon, but we can remember theology taught to us in hymns. ...

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We Need to Talk

Every child, whether or not they conform to the common standard of the “easy” or “good” child, has God-given strengths that are perfectly suited for something, something in God’s plan designed for this precious child, something which other more typical children could never achieve. ...

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Meltdowns

Our children are facing cultural problems we can barely wrap our heads around, yet it’s our duty to prevent them, the best we can, from becoming the problem while helping them understand how to deal with the problems....

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The Simplicity of Marriage

Oftentimes, it would be easier in the moment to focus only on how we can cope with the situation individually rather than taking the time to work through coping as a team. We miss a valuable opportunity to grow together when we take that easier path in the tough times....

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The Transition

At a certain point, we begin to crave what mom and dad can’t offer on their own. We appreciate what our parents have done for us, but we want to test ourselves in the so-called “real world.” We want outside teachers and mentors to challenge us. We want to see...

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Homeschool Adults

I believe firmly in the role and responsibility of homeschooling the core subjects and giving our children a strong academic footing. But when it comes to success as an adult, it’s the time in between the book work that seems to shape them the most....

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