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Comfort vs. Contentment

Comfort vs. Contentment

A first-century Roman proverb warns: “Money is like seawater: the more a man drinks, the thirstier he becomes.” Now, I don’t know if Jesus knew that saying — maybe He did. He certainly understood the principle, if His lifestyle is any indication. He kept it simple, trusted God, had what He needed, and didn’t covet

Contagious Contentment

Want your kids to mature and derive joy through giving rather than keeping? Want them to become generous, giving, and gracious people? It starts with you. With your values. With your priorities. With your awareness that enough is enough. Contentment is contagious. Unfortunately, it’s also pretty rare. It’s all too easy for parents to communicate

Faith is Both a Noun and a Verb

When parents are fleshing out their faith and living out their days with joy and honesty, their children will be attracted to it. Children want something that is real; they want to follow someone who is genuine. Your example—in victories and challenges, in successes and sins, in forgiveness and accountability— can lead them toward an

Building Family Ties with Faith Love and Laughter

Which Way from Here?

Remember Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, when Alice came upon the Cheshire Cat sitting in the crook of a tree? “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the cat.  “I don’t much care where—” said Alice. “Then

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