Encouragement

  • Encouraging Your Kids

    by - Sep 21, 2017
    I’ve been thinking a lot about encouragement lately. I’m an affiliate with DaySpring and last year they had a 21-Day Encouragement Campaign. It was pretty simple: you committed to encouraging at least one person every day...
  • The Nips and Tucks of Marriage

    by - Aug 28, 2017
    Husband: “When I grew-up the bathroom floor was so clean you could eat off it.” Wife: “I’m not planning on eating off our bathroom floor.” Husband: “My mom irons everything, including sheets and underwear.” Wife: “I...
  • He Leads Me

    by - Aug 24, 2017
    I committed half-heartedly to the idea of climbing the small mountain. I’m not in any shape to be climbing anything, let alone a heavily wooded mountainside. But in a rare feat of misplaced athletic courage I...
  • Are You a Crabby Christian? 

    by - Aug 22, 2017
      Wow. Whether you watch the daily news or prefer to ignore it unless something “significant” comes up, the world-wide moral atmosphere is hard to miss.   We’re seeing blatant acts of discrimination and violence,  ...
  • 10 Ways to Halt Your Child’s Negative Self-Talk

    by - Aug 10, 2017
    “I’m so stupid.” “I can’t do that.” “I will only mess up.” “I’m a bad kid.” “I hate myself.” “There’s no reason to study. I will fail anyway.”  Do your kids speak like this about themselves?...
  • Be a “Yes” Mom

    by - Aug 3, 2017
    I am not a “yes” mom. You know the “yes” mom. The fun mom who doesn’t mind noise, mess, and a little chaos. She knows how to relax and have a good time. I wish I...
  • Raising a Gentleman

    by - Jul 13, 2017
    Rhett Butler will always and forever be the epitome of Southern Gentility.  As a Southerner, I had planned for my son to also be Southern Gentleman.  However, flash forward 17 years…  my non-conformist teenager has never...
  • Secret Service: The Key To Unlocking a Bitter Heart

    by - Jul 6, 2017
    Secret service was the key to unlocking my bitter, angry heart and learning to love my husband again, which, in turn, saved our marriage. We still really loved each other, but something was very broken. My...
  • When Learning Hurts – Turning the Struggle to Learn Into a Triumph

    by - Jul 5, 2017
      There it was – a new book waiting to be cracked open. I could hardly wait. The exhilaration of learning something new or being there when enlightenment happens is sheer joy. Yes, I am a...
  • Parenting is Hard – Need Help Getting Unstuck?

    by - Jun 29, 2017
    My eight year old son use to get frustrated every time I asked him to do something like pick up his toys, do his school work, or clean the dishes. There were days when he would...

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