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Kindness is Seen in Our Words

A kind person is known by their words.    There are two ways the speech of a person shows kindness: their choice of words and the tone of voice they use when speaking. When we love someone we are careful about … Continue reading

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Fifty Years of Marriage

My parents were married on December 6, 1956.   We had a reception for them to honor them to honor them on their 50th wedding anniversary in December, 2006.   I’m so glad we were able to do it because my Dad … Continue reading

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Training Your Children

Parenting is a lot of work.   It is not the responsibility of the church, the government or the school to raise our kids.   We can delegate portions of our tasks, but we cannot delegate the responsibility of it to anyone. … Continue reading

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How to Be a Successful Parent – Importance of Discipline

One of the fundamental ingredients in successfully parenting your children is that you would discipline them.   This has been a hot button topic for many years with all sorts of opinions.   However, this subject is not treated lightly in the … Continue reading

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How to Be a Successful Parent

One of the highest hours of my life was at 8:19 p.m., March 29, 1984 at Alexandria Hospital in Alexandria, Virginia.   It was the birth of my oldest child, Jeremiah David.  Most of the events of that day are deeply … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from My Mom – Stewardship

I have had some outstanding teachers in my life, but none compare to my Mom.  She didn’t teach me from lessons plans or a curriculum in a formal classroom.   Rather it was in our home where she advised me, corrected … Continue reading

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The Indispensable Value of Personal Teaching

When I was in college I took a course during a summer with a tutor.   Each week I would drive from Huntsville, Alabama to Chattanooga, Tennessee (100 miles away) to meet with my professor and each class session was three … Continue reading

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