In a previous post, It Doesn’t Grow on Trees, I talked about the importance of kids and money. I’ve written about this subject on several occasions before ( e.g., Career Advice for Teenagers, Ways for Kids to Earn Money , Kids and Allowances , Kids and Respect for Money ) but as the world . . . → Read More: Kids and Money
The preoccupation of the Obama administration condemning the “upper 1%” in our society is staggering. Now that I have your attention, let me offer you a different perspective on all of this by asking a few simple questions.
Does our society almost worship sports figures you are in the sub-1% when it comes . . . → Read More: Find the 1% in You !
Heaven knew we needed a Savior!
Even now, the entire world longs for a savior, a deliverer, world peace, an end to famines, disease, and hopelessness. But most of the world is looking for a solution through other means than by way of heaven. In this respect, it was not that different 2000 years . . . → Read More: Emanuel God With Us
Christmas is oh so in the air right now as my kids are pulling in from seemingly everywhere to celebrate Christmas at home. My daughter returned only 2 nights ago from a semester spent in South Africa. One son returned from college in San Luis Obispo which is obviously much closer, but still 5 hours . . . → Read More: Cody: Wise Sage & Forever On-Duty Companion
In a relatively new book out by Deepak Chopra titled War of the World Views, Chopra argues that there must be an intelligent architect behind the creation of the universe. At the end of his interview with Bill O’Reilly ( November 2, 2011 ), he also mentions that the world-renown physicist Steven Hawking has stated . . . → Read More: Show Me God
The good Lord gives each one of us gifts to be used to bless Him and others. Here is one such example how even the smallest can be used for His Glory. It’s absolutely breathtaking!
Jotta A.-Agnus Dei – Programa Raul Gil
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Once you became a parent, there is no escape. Repeat — no escape.
Whether you think you are good enough, or not, whether you had good role models in your upbringing, or not, the moment your child took his first breath you became his teacher, instructor, coach, tutor, professor and trainer… all rolled into . . . → Read More: Oh To Be A Teacher….
Telling stories awakens wonder and creates special occasions with our children, whether it’s bedtime, sitting around a campfire or merely a rainy day. As a teaching method, telling a story doesn’t require accuracy; it aims is to demonstrate a point, which makes it easier for children to understand and remember long afterwards.
When your son . . . → Read More: Two Wolves Inside Us – Which One Will Win?
Who was Susannah Wesley?
Susannah (1669 – 1742), was the mother of 19 children, and dealt with the loss of ten of those children before the age of 2. She was the mother of John Wesley, founder of the Methodist Christian denomination She was also the mother of Charles Wesley who is remembered for writing . . . → Read More: Susannah Wesley on Raising Children
Even though you may be much more wise, accomplished, learned, etc. than your young children (which is the way it should be, right?), and you find yourself disciplining them and teaching them, they always deserve your respect. God made us in such a way that when that is absent, it hurts us deeply. Respect for . . . → Read More: Your Children Deserve Respect