Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Wisdom of being Quiet

This post, I honestly believe, has the potential to change the quality of your relationships at home, especially those that are strained.    It deals with the wisdom of being quiet. The Bible is filled with exhortations to be careful with … Continue reading

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Benefits to being Quiet

It is sad how careless we are with our words, even to those we love the most.  Words are not neutral.    Remember the little rhyme we learned in our childhood? “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will … Continue reading

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Think Before You Speak

There are two conversations that I have had with my children more than any others.   The first is to obey the first time.   We taught them that obedience is doing what you are told to do, when you are told … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from My Dad – Parenting is Heart Work

Dad had a heart as big as Texas and he gave it to his children.    A key truth in the Bible concerning parenting concerns the giving of the heart to a child – and only then they will give you … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from My Dad – Serving God

My father left a wonderful legacy of ministering in his local church.   He was active in serving and this part of his life bled over into the lives of his children.   He not only encouraged us to be involved in … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from My Dad – Loving God

My Dad had a great heart for the Lord.     He and Mom had been attending church after they were married on December 8, 1956.   Mom was a Christian, but Dad had not yet trusted Christ as His personal Savior. Several … Continue reading

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