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Trusting God’s Discipline

Most of the parents in the neighborhood where I grew up were disciplinarians. Children were expected to be in their own yard by the time the streetlights came on in the evening. Chores varied by household, but all of us kids had them. Some pulled weeds and helped mow their ...

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Grace…the Power Not To!

“I have no constancy, I wish I could be constant.”       Theodore Roosevelt   Self-restraint was an admirable quality carried by the battle-charging Rough Rider, Theodore Roosevelt. His need for a disciplined routine started early in life as he often struggled to breath through bouts of asthma, turning to ...

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Leave the Excuses Behind

Discipline has changed since my elementary school days over 40 years ago. Outside our principal’s office was a line across the floor where the feet of those sent for a visit with him would line up perfectly…waiting. While almost unheard of today, corporal punishment was administered to some offenders by ...

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Parents: How to Get it Right

What’s your favorite thing to worry about? Don’t worry (pun intended), this isn’t going to be another lengthy article about the problems of worry, stress and anxiety. No, I simply ask because I’ve discovered that (for today) my pet worry is parenting. And I simply hope I’m not alone. I ...

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Living Life In Victory Is A Daily Choice

Each of us has a choice when we awaken in the morning. We can live the day in defeat or in victory. Living in victory is not automatic, especially for a Christian. It must be done intentionally and pro-actively. Here are some ways to do it. 1. Tell yourself every ...

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