The Perfect Father

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Hear, my [daughter], your father’s instruction, and forsake not your mother’s teaching, for they are a graceful garland for your head and pendants for your neck. – Proverbs 1:8 My dad is not perfect, and he will be the first to tell you that. And neither am I. From as early as I can remember, my […]

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My husband and I are the parents of three beautiful girls.  They are, by nickname, Bella (12), Toes (10), and K-Ro (4).  We made the decision a couple of years ago to pull the older two out of public school and homeschool.  I knew there would be ups and downs as we adjusted to this […]

#James: Kick-in-the-Pants

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I don’t know James personally, but if I had to guess one of his personality traits, I’d say he was probably pretty blunt, maybe a tad sassy. Yes, I just used the word sassy to describe a Biblical author. Think about it for a minute, the book of James is one big kick in the […]

#James: Be Aware of the Little Things

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Recently I have been reminded it can be easy to let the seemingly little things go. You know what I am talking about…. – the forgetfulness behind not reading the Word regularly – the distractions we let permeate our prayer lives – the insignificant (at least to us) comment made to a friend that is […]

#James: The Heart Muscle is Connected to the Tongue Muscle

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During the month of May I have watched as my native home state of Texas has endured continuous torrential rains that have produced massive flooding across the state. Lives and properties have been lost; people are missing; and many have wondered when the rain will end. As I have talked with my family daily during […]