Category Archives: Personal Growth

Making Personal Changes for Your Family

In the first months after I was married I became irritated at Paula.    She was habitually late for appointments.   It centered around her getting ready; I had no idea how much of a process putting makeup on involved! Especially frustrating … Continue reading

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The Importance of Purpose in Parenting

A while back I heard one of my older children telling one of their friends, “My Dad has a reason for everything he does”.   He’s right.   Though I enjoy the spontaneity of life and try not to be shackled to … Continue reading

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A Man’s Relationship with God

I became a Christian on February 18, 1968 when I put my faith in Christ and what He had done for me in my place on the cross.   My life changed as much as a nine year old boy could … Continue reading

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Cultivating Patience

Since patience is the first characteristic of love, how is it cultivated in one’s life?   Most people think it is the result of self-will and sheer determination.   However, patience is not natural, but supernatural.  It is something that God has … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from My Mom – Joy of Reading

When I was a boy we always had books in our home, lots of books.   From my earliest years Mom bought me books.   I still have some of them and I treasure them. Before I could read she read to … Continue reading

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