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Praying Scripture for Your Children

Daily Truth:  “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness”  II Timothy 3:16     Before Easter, I suggested we start praying scripture for our children. When I started this a few weeks ago, I started pondering reasons that I should be praying scripture for my children.  I came up with
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Praying for My Children

Daily Truth:  “For this child I prayed; and the Lord hath given me my petition which I asked of him.”  I Samuel 1:27   Praying for my children. Seems like such a simple task.  Yet, how often I have failed in this area.  Oh, I pray for my children. “Help them to have a good day.’ “Help them to obey in school and to be kind.”
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Out of Commission: Lessons Learned from Being Still.

Daily Truth: “Be still and know that I am God.” Psalms 46:10   Out of commission.  Not something usually attributed to mom’s. However, we’ve all been there at some point.  We wake up with a headache or come down with the flu and….. Wham! We are out of commission for a few hours or even a couple of days. Yet somehow the fam still
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Lessons from Bees: Working Together

Daily Truth:  “Do all things without murmurings and disputings:”  Philippians 2:14   My 6 year old son has been obsessed with bees lately.  Not sure what has brought this on, but you never know how a 6 year old mind works. Any rate, he brought home from the school library the other day two books on bees and a Moody Bible Institute DVD titled City
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Love, Not Just For Valentine’s Day

 Daily Truth:   “And now abide faith, hope, love, these three:  but the greatest of these is love.”  1 Corinthians 13:13 On Valentine’s Day love is written on conversation hearts, chocolates, and cards. Children make cards and parents buy cards to share on this special day.   According to Hallmark, 1,400 billion cards are made for Valentine’s Day.  Valentine’s Day is second only to
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Winter Olympics: Past and Present

Daily Truth:   “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.”  Hebrews 13:8 Sochi Olympics 2014 Did you know that the first Winter Olympics were in held in 1924 at Chamonix, France?  A lot has changed since that first game. 1.  The attendance at the games in Chamonix was 10,004 paying spectators.  Sochi has plans to sell 1.1 million tickets, according to the
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Build Your Nest Well: Teach Children Independence and Dependence on God

Daily Truth:   “As an eagle stirs up its nest, Hovers over its young, Spreading out its wings, taking them up, Carrying them on its wings…” Deuteronomy 32:11 We try  to keep our children safe in our “nest”.  We bandage skinned knees, give kisses to minor bumps, and provide “boo boo bunnies” to minor bruises but we must do more.  We must build trust with our
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A Simplified Life Brings Rest to the Soul

Daily Truth:   “Thus says, the LORD:   ‘Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths, where the good way is, And walk in it; Then you will find rest for your souls.’” Jeremiah 6:16 How many times have you been traveling and look on a map or use an app to see when the next “Rest Area” is located?
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Routine, Routine, Routine

Daily Truth: “Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established”  Proverbs 4:26   Routine is something most people thrive on. I am one of those moms that looks forward to a break from routine.  I love summer breaks because there is no set routine of activities from day to day. Christmas break is the same way.  We pretty much
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The Amazing Power of God

Daily Truth:  “And they were all amazed at the mighty power of God”  Luke 9:43   It is amazing how much we rely on electrical power and how much we don’t realize it until we don’t have power. My family had that lesson brought home to us this week. Sunday afternoon, around 12:30 the lights surged on and off twice and then the power
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