For Families, By Families
Read stories from everyday people finding profound inspiration in God’s design of the family
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
The Deep Value in Being Mom
By Karilee Aoki Recently it was Mother’s Day, and I had a chance to reflect on what it means to be a mother. I had to ask myself, “What is it that makes the role of a mom so special? And what was God's thought process and original design in creating mothers and...
The seeds of Mother’s Day were planted during the Civil War
by Dennis Jamison Mother’s Day in the United States, and in several nations throughout the world, is traditionally celebrated on the second Sunday of May, which primarily involves honoring all mothers and remembering that they freely offer themselves to their children...
Teaching Priorities: Starting Each Day with God
Lately, I was asked about family traditions and what we do at home to keep God in our daily lives. One thing came to mind. It’s a very simple thing that I felt was not even worth mentioning, but it’s something we do everyday without fail. Every morning before my...
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...