God's Design of the Family
The family is the most basic of all social units that addresses our most essential physical, emotional and spiritual needs.
A Life of learning and growing
May each moment in life be a time for renewal, growth and new beginnings.
Family Peace Association is an association of families striving to build
CORE VALUES FOR LIFE
a spiritual community for young adults
CORE VALUES FOR THE HOME
a network of resources to empower parents
MARRIAGE & FAMILY PREP
programs to prepare singles for marriage and family
Being Thankful as a 5-year-old
By Joy Miyake My son just turned five. Every time my husband and I look at him, we muse to ourselves, “When did this happen?” We know that the journey of parenthood has only begun, but these beginning milestones still manage to be tear-jerkers. Just the other day, my...
Learning to Take the Harder Path
By Keoni Takarada This inspirational story comes from a 12-year-old boy who had a memorable experience after going camping for the first time. I tended to give up easily when confronted with challenges. But it was my experience camping in the great outdoors where I...
Epiphany Gained from My Dad’s Sharing
By S.Y. The following story is about a 20-year-old's experience in the Montana mountains, and her first time camping with her family. Our family rarely had any kind of sharing at home, but one night while camping outdoors, we had our sharing time and it became one of...
Life Lesson from a 9-Month-Old
The following story is a reflection from a mother of a 9-month-old. Watching her son grow, she has realized that she grows because of how he lives – always pushing his limits, always learning, not afraid of challenges and pain, and never giving up. “While we try to...
800 Yards in a Cedar Swamp
Recently I was trying to explore a piece of land and reached out to my son for his help. The goal was to reach the Northeast corner of the property, which holds about 300 large trees. This corner pitches up and away from a Beaver Pond and contains potential camping...
Life Lessons from Our Dad
by Dewey, Kenn and Michael Mowris It’s Father’s Day and it's time to be grateful for the father figures we look up to in our lives. As his 3 sons, we love our father a lot. He is a kind, wise, and supportive person. We continue to learn from him and wish to...