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All I Want for Christmas…

All I Want for Christmas…

It’s been called the “Paradox of Christmas,” the fact that the Creator of heaven and earth gave up what He had so that we might receive what we need. It’s in this ultimate selfless act that we find the origin of exchanging gifts between loved ones and friends. We try and find that perfect gift

Pain Is a Part of Relationship

“You always hurt the one you love,” the old song goes, and it’s sadly true. The moments will come when you hurt your kids. You’ll say something you shouldn’t have. You’ll do something that embarrasses them. You’ll break a promise. None of us are perfect. And even when we say we’re sorry and admit our faults, we can’t erase what

Dads, Be the Hero

We talk about our moms as the center of the family. And in certain critical ways, they always will be. But as fathers we have just as important a role to play in the lives of our boys and girls that goes beyond carrying the family’s mantle of leadership. We must get back to the father’s traditional roles of

The Good Dad: A Call to Sacrifice

Picking up a Ken doll and playing with your daughter and her Barbie Dreamhouse sounds, well, just about as unmanly as you can get. It’s not much like extinguishing a fire that very well might burn down the entire Grand Canyon. But to me, the willingness to grab that Ken doll and play with your

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