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Rest and Pray

Rest and Pray

Rest in Me, My child. Give your mind a break from planning and trying to anticipate what will happen. Pray continually, asking My Spirit to take charge of the details of this day. Remember that you are on a journey with Me. When you try to peer into the future and plan for every possibility,

Loving Your Kids Like Our Good, Good Father Loves Us

As I sit here thinking about how I teach my children about God’s deep love, I find myself in awe. My love is so imperfect… finite where His is infinite! How am I supposed to be able to teach my children about the perfect love of God? God takes my love, despite its imperfections, and

Parenting: The Benefits of Discipline

Discipline is the way to life. Does this sound like an ironic statement? Most people think of discipline as a burden that is placed upon an individual. No child celebrates discipline. Yet it’s the hope for everyone. It teaches us the right way to live and how to overcome challenges. It guides us when our

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Discipline Kids in Love – 3 Questions to Ask Before You React

“Love him through this, and be patient.” Those are the words God whispered to me ever so gently in the midst of a frustrating parenting moment. It stopped me in my tracks, because it was a 180 turn from the direction I was going. Parenting is one of the hardest jobs I’ve ever done. Can

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The 7 Fundamentals of Effective Discipline for Children

Today’s parents believe that for any behavior problem, there is a right method or technique that will solve it. Indeed, it’s important that you select your approach to a behavior problem strategically, with an eye to your child’s age, the severity and duration of the problem, and so on. But the essence of effective discipline for children

Stand Firm in the Faith

Embrace Courageous Choices

Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. — 1 Corinthians 16:13 Thought for the Day: Making a courageous choice means walking on the path of discipline in the area of our food choices. It’s coming to the realization that changes need to be made — and making those changes in the quietness

Grow Your Faith Like You Grow Your Career

In our efforts to balance faith, family, and career, faith almost always takes a backseat. A typical day goes something like this: Every morning I get up early, lace up my running shoes, and head out the door for my daily run. About forty-five minutes later it’s time for a quick shower, and then I

discipline born of hard work

Discipline

“I’ve never known a man worth his salt who in the long run, deep down in his heart, didn’t appreciate the grind, the discipline.” –Vincent Lombardi  Discipline can mean different things to different people. To Lombardi,  it meant hard work and sacrifice. Hard work isn’t just the number of hours invested or the blisters and bruises

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