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Ten Things Students Will Not Learn in School

Life is not fair. Get used to it. If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss.  The real world will not care as much about your self-esteem as...

A Father’s Toolbox

Back on the farm, I remember that when something broke down, my father would get out his toolbox and make the repairs. As a child, I was always fascinated by his toolbox and its...

Good Teacher

A man took his son fishing one day. After a few hours in the boat with not much to do, the son started asking his father some questions. “How does the boat float?” he asked. The man...

Ten Things I’d do If I Had My Child Over Again

Ten things to put into practice today!

Open Letter to All Parents

Train up a child in the way he should go, - Proverbs 22:6

What Do You Expect Out of Your Children?

School children were used for an experiment in education.  The children in three groups were equally average students. Controllers of the study made a significant change, though. They placed the three groups with three different...
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Family Pointers

Decide to Be Better Each of us should form a resolution right now. Husbands, promise yourself that your wife is going to have a more caring husband till death separates you. Wives, promise yourself that your husband...

The Importance of Fathers

In a recent issue of In Character, James Q. Wilson talks about yet another reason having a father in the home is so critical for the future of our society...

My Dad’s Better

Three boys were debating whose father was the best. The first started the debate by claiming his father knew the mayor. He was soon topped by the second boy who said, “That’s nothing. My dad...

Harry Truman’s Mother

Someone once said to Harry Truman’s mother, “Mrs. Truman, you must be very proud that a son of yours is in the White House.” She responded, “Well, yes, but I have another son who lives...