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Are you forgetful? I know that I am. Whether it's my keys, an appointment, or most often, my cell phone, remembering to remember isn't one of my strengths. When it comes to spiritual truths, that same forgetfulness can cause untold harm! When we forget what we know to be true... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2020 at Building Character - Making Memories
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Psalm 126: 5–6 Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful shouting. He who goes to and from weeping, carrying his bag of seed, shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him. Do tears seem like a sign of spiritual weakness? Do you... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2020 at Building Character - Making Memories
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I want to raise thankful kids. Don't you? I want to be known as a thankful woman, and I'm sure you feel the same. However, do my words and my kids' words line up with actions of thankfulness? Like me, I'm sure you taught your children to say, "Thank you!"... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2020 at Building Character - Making Memories
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Today, I'm thrilled to share my blog with my favorite guy of them all ... Steve Scheibner. To me, he's a husband extraordinaire; to the kids, he's Dad; and to his grandchildren, he's Papi. That's who he is at home, but here's who he is the rest of the time!... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2020 at Building Character - Making Memories
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What a beautiful time of the year! This week's Snatching Joy tip is absolutely soul-filling. Every day, make sure you make time to get outside and revel in God's creation. Find a few moments each day to (by yourself) stand in awe as you consider the work of the Lord's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2020 at Building Character - Making Memories
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What’s the “Communication Temperature” like in your home right now? After months of spending more quality time than usual with one another, are the words that your family is sharing cool, revitalizing words of encouragement? Or, is your communication heating up with volatile sarcasm and pointed words of accusation? I’m... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2020 at Building Character - Making Memories
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If someone were to ask, how would you define your family? Would you say that you are a Christian family? I’ve been thinking about that question lately. As I read Romans Chapter 9 this morning, I believe God has given me some clarity of thought. It’s been helpful to me,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2020 at Building Character - Making Memories
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As we see each week in the Scriptures, God has provided avenues for us to find our joy. But like everything else in our Christian walk, joy is a matter of putting on and putting off. Besides putting on joy-building disciplines, sometimes we need to put off joy-robbing distractions. This... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2020 at Building Character - Making Memories
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It has undoubtedly been a challenging few months! The pandemic's disruption has caused every member of our family to make some new and unwanted changes to the normalcy of their lives. Yes, those changes have caused disruption and disappointments. However, what we're too often hearing parents communicate, either verbally or... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2020 at Building Character - Making Memories
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My baby left for college last week… After 33.5 years of constant children in the house, for the first time, we find ourselves “empty nesters.” I have to be honest; the emotions are bittersweet. I’m so excited for Tate and for the new adventures he’s going to experience, but at... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2020 at Building Character - Making Memories
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Does our world seem upside down lately? Are you like me? Do you wake up each morning wondering what new problem is going to rear its ugly head, what new catastrophe will arise, what new issue will claw its way into our collective conscience? These last few months have taken... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2020 at Building Character - Making Memories
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If we weren’t actually living through these past few weeks, it would almost seem unbelievable to imagine just how much our world could change almost overnight! Regardless of your original educational choices, most parents are finding themselves in the position of “Homeschool Teacher”. Many dads (and moms) are suddenly trying... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2020 at Building Character - Making Memories
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All It Takes Is a Little Thought to be an Impactful Encourager Now Joseph, a Levite of Cyprian birth, who was also called Barnabas by the apostles (which translated means Son of Encouragement), Acts 4:36 The book of Acts introduces us to the man who would become incredibly instrumental in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2020 at Building Character - Making Memories
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Now Joseph, a Levite of Cyprian birth, who was also called Barnabas by the apostles (which translated means Son of Encouragement), Acts 4:36 The book of Acts introduces us to the man who would become incredibly instrumental in the life of Paul. However, instead of pointing out that he was... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2020 at Mom's Spot
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This would be a good week to… Resist the Winter Blues!! Spring is on the way, but we’ve still got weeks of winter left before our kids can freely run outside. You know what that means… weeks of gray days, confined kids, and time spent stuck with inside toys and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2019 at Mom's Spot
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But how will they ever learn to save? Or tithe? Or live on a budget? Steve and I try to end our parenting conferences with at least a short time for Q and A. It’s no surprise to us that one of the most frequently asked questions we hear concerns... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2019 at Building Character - Making Memories
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“I know it’s Christmas, but I just feel sad!” What is a parent to do if their child just isn’t joyful this Christmas season? While you’ll find plenty of articles and blogs that deal with adult depression and darkness during the holiday season, there’s an unspoken expectation that children will... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2018 at Building Character - Making Memories
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Begin a new read-aloud book with the kids! The Christmas season is the perfect time to gather your family together for hot chocolate and reading aloud. Whether your kids are all young, or if you have a mix of little children and teenagers, reading aloud as a family doesn’t just... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2018 at Mom's Spot
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Christmas is the perfect season to establish new and meaningful traditions! Whether it’s loading everyone in the family car to drive around looking at Christmas lights or reading aloud beloved books that only come out during the holiday season, it’s so fun to develop new holiday routines that will bring... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at Building Character - Making Memories
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Write a thank you card to your spiritual parent! Handwritten notes are becoming a memory from the past! Emails and texts are great, but there’s just something special about receiving a card that someone has taken the time to write, stamp, and mail. This week, how about sitting down and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2018 at Mom's Spot
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Are you looking for a way to turn the holidays into a time of spiritual growth, family unity, and wonderful lifelong memories? Start this Christmas season off right by helping your family turn their focus off of self and on to serving others! Christmas is one of those holidays that,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2018 at Building Character - Making Memories
Take inventory of the toy box!! It’s that time of the year when well-meaning relatives and friends will begin to bless our children with new toys, new crafts, new books, and just so much new STUFF! I don’t know about you, but sometimes the blessing seems more like a curse... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2018 at Mom's Spot
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This would be a great week to… Look for the “little” things that you can be thankful for in the lives of your family members! I don’t know about you, but in our family, Thanksgiving is a BIG deal! It’s by far our favorite holiday of the year. You can... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2018 at Mom's Spot
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Sometimes, we’re much more American, than we are biblical in our parenting! We, Americans, are known for our drive for success. We tackle goals and take great delight when we can check them off on our to-do lists. We strive for more and better; higher heights and exciting new challenges.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2018 at Building Character - Making Memories
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A Welcome to Week One of “This Would Be a Good Week To…!” I hope you’ll find these quick little blogs helpful as a resource as we strive to put Christlike living and character into action! Today’s suggestion falls into the category of doing everything “decently and in order,” (I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2018 at Mom's Spot