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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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Thanks, But No Thanks–When I Want My Way, Not God’s

My daughter missed the bus this morning.  It happens.  She is 10 years old and just not a morning person. We really didn’t do anything differently.  I am a stickler for the usual with her “ wake up” routine.  This morning, poor baby, was just moving slower than a little ...

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Working Without a Net

I read somewhere that faith is more along the lines of a trampoline than a solid foundation. The Christian life is simply an invitation to jump. I like that, and I don’t like that. Trampolines scare me.  I love the reckless abandon that will overcome you. Let’s face it–anyone who says ...

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Can We Please Kill Super Mom?

Somebody recently asked my daughter to tell what her favorite Bible verse was. She said, and I quote, “Whatever that one about God knowing all about you, and loving you anyway. You know, that one that is on my mom’s tattoo on her foot.” (Ps. 139) Not exactly the Sunday ...

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