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Teaching Character: Think About the Future to Adjust in the Present

Teaching Character: Think About the Future to Adjust in the Present

My son is almost nine. He loves to make things. Cardboard boxes, scraps of cloth or wood, and pieces of anything and everything are sources of imagination and delight for him. I’ve had to covertly throw out many, many things, or else our house would have likely become...

Understanding Man’s Psychology Based on the Four Masculine Archetypes

Understanding Man’s Psychology Based on the Four Masculine Archetypes

Ignorance is NOT bliss. It prevents us from realizing our full potential.  One case in point is in understanding the full potential of man himself. Part of this struggle is not knowing what a mature man looks like. Therefore, it is essential and critical to think...

Keep Doors Open

Keep Doors Open

Susan’s son is now grown. In fact, they are really close. They even work together. But Susan knows, a child’s happiness is not something that comes easily. It is something that a mother has to keep fighting for. Susan’s son has special learning needs. He was often...

Home for Lunch

Home for Lunch

“Okay, boys, it’s safe to cross now.” Ginny was the crossing guard at the busy intersection next to Kittredge Elementary School. She had blown her whistle, and the cars had all stopped. In the morning and afternoon, she served hundreds of small children walking to...

With Me

With Me

By T.K. I was speaking to my son and I recounted with him the fact that he was in my stomach for a long time. Nine months! But then I realized that - in some sense - the potential of him had been with me basically my entire life. He giggled when I said that - in a...

My Son and His Jacket

My Son and His Jacket

By M.S. My two-year-old son has an enemy. It’s his jacket. Every time I ask him to put it on before going outside, he fights me, twisting and turning in every way to resist. "No jacket! No jacket!" he yells. There was a particular day when a lot was going on, so I was...

Studying God’s Loving Design: Caterpillars

Studying God’s Loving Design: Caterpillars

If you do a Google search for “caterpillar to moth”, there are nearly 150,000 videos. And there are almost half a million videos of caterpillars turning into butterflies! This morning, I watched one of these with two of my kids. As we watched, I was reminded of the...

Do You Believe in “True Love”?

Do You Believe in “True Love”?

By K.A. It’s particularly in February - right around Valentine’s Day - that people are reminded, once again, of the phrase “true love”. For many people, true love is something mentioned only in fairy tales or in the movies. They might convince themselves that...

Happy Valentines Day, My Love

Happy Valentines Day, My Love

Even though it's nearly Valentine's Day, I have my daughter's Christmas card up on our counter. I can't remember how she came up with the message, but it really struck me. It says: "You can never get love. You need to give love to feel love." Such a good reminder. In...

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