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I’ve Been Hiding From a Mistake I Made

I consider myself a truthful person. If anything, at times I lean toward the side of truth-telling to a fault. I get the "speak the truth" part of Ephesians 4:15 but sometimes I could go heavier on the "in love" aspect of the verse. ("Rather, speaking the truth in...

How Do We Fix Our Kids’ Gimmies?

Readers, will you help provide some answers? How do we fix our kids' Gimmies? As in, the constant desire to Give-Me This, and Give-Me That. I'm driving my son Zack, 6 years old, to the doctor, since he's not recovering well from a virus. Zack: "Will the doctor give me...

Guiding Our Children Through Life’s Ugliness

One of my children is currently dealing with intense issues surrounding identity, life story, and relationships. There are parts of this child's history that are difficult. With the help of our therapist, we are carefully navigating how to discuss this in the most...

Fitness

Zip Lines and Trust Cries

Zip Lines and Trust Cries

Zip Lines and Trust Cries: A Christian devotional about trusting God. Zip Lines and Trust Cries by Christine Drews A few years ago, I went on a zip line excursion with my family in Hawaii. Zip lines are becoming more common at vacation destinations, so maybe you have...

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Thanks and What’s Next?

Thank you for YOUR part in the launch of my business as a motivational speaker and author! Response has been sweet and I'm having a blast writing and sharing with you. I'm a storyteller at heart and have a notebook full of story ideas I can't wait to write. I know I'm...

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This is 40

This is 40

  THIS IS 40 by Jeff Marshall For some reason, reaching 40 always seemed like a big deal to me when I was growing up. I remember being an overly dramatic youngster, claiming how I would never make it to 18, and then to 21, and then to 30… By the time I reached 30...

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To My Daughter on Her 18th Birthday

To My Daughter on Her 18th Birthday

A letter to my daughter on her 18th birthday. To My Daughter on Her 18th Birthday Rebekah Elaine Born June 5, 1996 Some gifts only God can give. What You Have Taught Me, Bekah: You taught me unconditional love.  As parents, we discover unconditional love when we have...

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