Monthly Archives: September 2010

WHEN THE NEST IS EMPTY

Children are a gift from the Lord, the Psalmist said and I believe.  Children give a family purpose.  They occupy your attention and take up most of your time.  At every age in a child’s life it seems they require more of … Continue reading

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ME AND MY HOUSE

When Joshua was an old man and was about ready to die and go home to the Lord, he gathered the leaders of Israel together to plead with them to serve the Lord, to put away the foreign gods among … Continue reading

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CONTINUALLY

In our family life, the thing that matters most is what I do continually, not what I do once in a while.  Our children pick up on what is really important to us by seeing what happens on a regular … Continue reading

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PRESENTED TO GOD

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WHAT HAVE THEY SEEN IN YOUR HOUSE

“There is so much good in the worst of us and so much evil in the best of us that it ill behooves the rest of us to make judgments of any of us.” I’m not sure where that quote … Continue reading

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SICK CHURCHES

Every time I read the short letters Jesus wrote through John to the seven churches in Asia, I’m moved again to think that what God sees in us and what we see in ourselves is often two very different things.  … Continue reading

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ENABLER OR ENCOURAGER

If you have ever had a loved one who struggled with addiction problems, you’ve likely heard the word “enabler” used many times and probably have had someone in the family accuse you of being one.  There is no question that … Continue reading

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