Cops and Robbers

Moms need rest too!

True Love

The Bible is a book about love. It assumes that married couples love each other and rejoice together (Ecclesiastes 9:9). Isaac loved Rebekah, and she brought comfort into his life (Genesis 24:67). Uriah the Hittite nourished and cherished Bathsheba (2...

On the Home Front

Do It Together A Florida church holding monthly events for the entire family had trouble with parents dropping their kids off and not staying for the events. They remedied the problem with this announcement: “The...

How to Build Trust in a Marriage

How does a couple regain trust when an incident has seriously damaged it? It’s not easy. Trust Builds over Time. Research shows that deep trust only comes from seeing that your partner is there for you...

Thoughts from the Home

500 Family Counselors Say . . . According to a study of more than 500 family counselors, the following are the top traits of successful families:  Communicating and listening Affirming and supporting family members Respecting...

Try a Little Tenderness

As a parent, do you ever feel like all you do is say “no” to your children? Do you feel guilty for seeming to correct all the time? I do!  Sometimes I feel like a...

101,388 Hours

From the time children are born until they reach age 18, they are awake 118,260 hours (allowing eight hours for sleep a night).

Daddy, Can I Come Home?

Several years ago, I met a lifelong friend walking down the road. We stopped for a couple of moments and exchanged greetings. I asked her how she and her husband were doing (they had...

A House Is Not a Home

A house is not a home; it is many things.It is a kitchen stove on which a kettle sings. It is a table set with care and loving thoughtWhere...

To My Child

Just for this morning, I am going to smile when I see your face and laugh when I feel like crying. Just for this morning, I will let you choose what you want to wear...