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Never Forget, Remember the Past

Daily Truth:  “All the ends of the world shall remember and turn to the LORD, and all the families of the nations shall worship You.”  Psalm 22:27 Today we remember and think about those who lost their lives and their families in the events of 9/11.  We all know where we were and what we were doing when we first heard the news.  It
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Hope for the Future

Daily Truth:   “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.”  Jeremiah 29:11 The news heard on the radio, TV, computer, or phone of violence and heartbreak can be overwhelming at times.  How about you?  Do you feel the same way?  Is there any
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I am Bored…Where is Contentment?

Daily Truth   “Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content…” Philippians 4:11 Children at the close of summer sometimes begin to lose their contentment. Well, maybe parents too.  Your family has been swimming, biking, hiking, reading, camping, vacationing, visiting, and now everyone is beginning to look forward to getting into a different routine
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Elohim, Creator of All

Daily Truth:   “In the beginning Elohim created the heaven and the earth.”  Genesis 1:1  from the Names of God Bible   Did you know that there are many Hebrew names for God in the Old Testament? Each Hebrew name of God teaches us about a character quality of God.  Elohim (e-lo-HEEM) is found in the very first verse of the Bible.  Elohim means “Living God,
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Power Up “Sons of Thunder” are Coming: Caring for the Active Child

Daily Praise: “James the son of Zebedee and John the brother of James, to whom He gave the name Boanerges, that is, ‘Sons of Thunder’” Mark 3:1 I smile every time I read the verse Mark 3:1.   Jesus gives the nickname “Sons of Thunder” to two young men.  Any parent or teacher of boys or active children knows how rambunctious some children can be.  When active
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Summer Ideas for Kids that Point Your Child to God

Daily Truth: “…speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who is the head—Christ—”  Ephesians 4:15 Leaving the routine behind for few months and getting into a new rhythm is exciting for children and parents. Lightning bugs, swimming pools, lemonade stands,  sleeping bags, and popsicles are just a few things that make summer fun. Just as you plan a
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Father’s Hands: A Picture of Strength

Daily Truth:  “My Father, Who has given them to Me, is greater and mightier than all [else]; and no one is able to snatch [them] out of the Father’s hand.”  John 10:29   This week, with Father’s Day approaching, I have been contemplating a father’s hands. You see, a person’s hands can tell so much about them. A father’s hands can show and teach so many
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Less Time Gives More Time

Daily Truth:    “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.”  Ecclesiastes 3:1   Summer time is finally here! I love having the kids home for summer. I love no set schedule. I love the spontaneity of summer. Maybe it’s because my kids are getting older and we are getting out of the toddler stage. Or
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Praying Scripture for Our Families

Daily Truth:   “The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.” James 5:16 Praying Scripture for our families is the most powerful weapon we have against our arch enemy – the devil. (Ephesians 6:11-18) Praying Scripture for our families is the best gift a mother can give her children and her husband. (II Timothy 1:5) Praying Scripture for our families enables us to come boldly to
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Ten Promises for Mothers

Daily Truth:   “For all the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen, to the glory of God through us.”  2 Corinthians 1:20   Mother’s have a huge job.  We try to meet the needs of everyone in our family.  When children are preschoolers the job requires energy, consistency, and love.  When children are elementary age the job requires the previous skills and
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