Parenting: Laying a Foundation for Relationship and Self-Acceptance

  Laying the foundation your children need to develop and grow as God designed them to, isn’t something we always consider. In fact, often times I find myself sitting back and just being glad that my kids are doing what they “should” be doing or what they have been told to do. After all, why mess with something that isn’t broken, right? Well, unfortunately it isn’t that simple. Our children grow…

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4 Unexpected Ways to Put Children First: Hint- It’s All About Your Marriage

4 Unexpected Ways to Put Your Children First Hint – Its all about your marriage The second highest demographic for divorce is people who are married 25-30 years!   Does this shock you?   We have couples regularly telling us stories about how disconnected they are, how they don’t date anymore and in some cases describing finding their needs met in others, whether physical or emotional.   The most common…

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Thank God for Thorns

I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard people refer to their “thorn in the flesh.” Usually in reference to some kind of habitual sin or personal issue that they can’t seem to get past. Paul is talking from the same vantage point, an issue that nags at him over and over again – something he can’t quite kick and that he wishes wasn’t there. (2 Cor. 12:6-10) I…

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