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Posts tagged ‘children’

There’s No Place Like…

I dare not say a word, because I know if I try to speak, I will cry. The lump in my throat chokes me and it is a battle to hold back tears. All I can think of are the precious hearts I’m leaving behind.

I take each sweet little face keep reading here

Royal Family

We had a wonderful visit to London last weekend with our son and his family. There were so many places that I have either heard about, viewed on TV, or seen in the movies, that I got to finally see in person.

On Friday we took a double-decker bus continue here

Getting to Know Daddy

post242pic1This precious little girl has known her daddy since she was born. In her brief life (less than seven months), she has learned a lot about this man whom she adores.

She has learned that he is trustworthy. He always holds her up when she tries to stand. He carries her wherever he wants her to go. He shows her new and exciting things. He always comes home. She knows she is safe with him.

This is the man of her dreams. In the next few years, she continue reading here

Boogers, Cookies or Porn

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I read recently that the average age for a boy’s first exposure to pornography is seven. Seven! My heart fell. My beautiful grandson just turned seven. I had to do some research; is this seven-year-old threshold for real?

With a little digging, I continue here

All-wise

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On Sunday, my nephew Zach left for the Marines. Zach is my baby sister’s only son, and as many young men his age are heading off to college, Zach is leaving home to learn how to fight… and win. He is willingly putting himself in harm’s way to protect you and me from dangerous and fanatically wicked people.

While we are so proud of Zach and his desire to be one of the few and the proud, we are also highly aware of the dangerous read more here

Enduring Hope

blog208pic3If this house could talk what would it tell us about the hopes and dreams of the people who lived here.

Would we hear the pounding heart of a young man as he kneels to ask the love of his life to marry him, hoping she will say “Yes!” Or find more here

Be Strong and Courageous

post 207pic3It is not easy being a Christian — it requires supernatural courage and strength; it is not a choice for the faint of heart. Christians must have thick skin and soft hearts. They must have inner strength coupled with meekness. They must live counter to the culture and stand firm as they contend for the Word of God.

This is why we teach our children about God. Children need to know God — his attributes and his character. They need to know that God is trustworthy and that he will never leave them. This is the only way continue reading here

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