Tag Archives: Tricia Goyer

5 Ways to Teach Your Children the Names of God

5 Ways to Teach Your Children the Names of God

My husband and I have ten children. Yes, you heard that right… we are a family of twelve –with three biological and seven adopted children! Growing up I wanted a big family, and one of my favorite things to do as a child was dream of names for my someday, future kids. I thought about

A Letter to Teen Moms: You Are Important

You Are Important Importance means having meaning. There are many things that people feel are important for young people: school, good grades, sports, and accomplishments. Ask yourself, What things were important to you one or two years ago? What things are important now? Your child, no doubt, is most important. And your child thinks you are most important. Without your succeeding

Tragedy, Loss and Leaving the Amish

Ora Jay August 27, 1982 Children’s laughter met our ears as I pulled up and parked our buggy in front of my cousin Floyd’s house. Floyd and Ruth lived quite a spell from us, but it was worth the trip because we had two girls who’d be meeting their cousins for the first time. My bones were weary

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Why I Fell in Love with the Amish

When I was in the sixth grade my family moved near a library, and the summer of my sixth grade year was spent visiting there daily, checking out books, reading two or three before bedtime, and then heading back the next day for more. Out of everything I read, my favorites were the Little House

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