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Motivating Kids to Clean Joyfully

My home is generally littered with small land mines of lego blocks, little mountains of cut paper scraps and colored pencils, and crumbs scattered about on the floor — mostly due to the fact that the mess-makers still outnumber the … Continue reading






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Why Should Our Children Obey?

We are deep in the trenches, training many young children to obey us and to obey the Lord. It takes a lot of time and effort, and I often find myself resorting to the same rebukes out of laziness and … Continue reading






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Why Should We Obey?

Why should we obey? And why does it matter? I know I’m not the only one. One of the children asks, “Why?” And I answer with the dreaded “Because I’m the mom and I said so.” Sometimes I fall into … Continue reading






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He is Making All Things New

It’s spring! I went hunting around the yard this week for beautiful things to photograph and found quite a rainbow of colors and signs of new life. God used all of the beauty springing up around the yard and a … Continue reading






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Broken-down and Needing Grace

“If you minimize in any way the the significance of the war that goes on inside of every sinner, you will tend to minimize your own vulnerability to the daily temptations that greet us all amidst the brokenness of this … Continue reading






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