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).

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...

Fathers in the Fast Lane

Fathers, let’s slow down and save our families.

What Children Remember

Conduct your home so children will remember that  Father and mother were kind to one another (Ephesians 4:32). Home was a happy place, governed by the law of love (Psalm 119:165). Each child was...

Cops and Robbers

Moms need rest too!

Family Matters

The Family The family is like a book— The children are the leaves, The parents are the covers That protecting beauty gives. At first the pages of the book Are blank and purely fair, But time soon writes memories And paints pictures...

Building a House is not the same as Building a Home

On July 21, 1983, 288 construction workers were waiting for the sound of the gun that would mark the beginning of construction on a house in Palmer, Alaska. They were going to be timed to...

The King of the World Obeyed His Mother

The Ten Commandments are divided into vertical (religious) commands and horizontal (moral) commands. The first four are man’s duty to God. The second six are man’s duty to man. Thou shalt have no other...

Just Play Dumb (Or Dad’s Trick #44)

In January 1992, at 1:00 a.m., one very tired mom (me!) heard a cough. I bolted from my sleep to a standing/running position and in one leap made it to the bathroom and flipped...

For the Fathers

Wisdom for dads...