Secret Admirerby louis gander
Damp were the petals, kissed by the dew,
on bright, vibrant rose held up for my view -
from soft velvet fingers and unweathered skin
from one faithful heart full of true love within.
Parents, Teach Your Childrenby Frank King
The main responsibility for spiritually training our children lies with the parents and not with the church. In this article, the writer shares some of the benefits of Bible training in the home.
CHILD TRAININGby James Manning
Now get this, biblical child traing consist of a whole lot more than you sending or taking your children to church and Sunday school. In fact as you will see, every awakening moment must become a part of your child's training in the way that he or she should go.
Setting Boundaries With Your Difficult Adult Child Who Has A Mental Illnessby Karla Downing
Are you wondering how to set boundaries with your difficult adult child who has a mental illness? It is hard to have adult children that make poor choices that cause problems in their lives and in their parents' lives; it is even more difficult to have adult children who have mental illnesses that contribute to those choices. As a result, you may be inclined to "help" too much. Here are four questions to answer that will enable you to figure out what your boundaries should be.
There spaced along the highway were twelve inexpensive signs.
Just simple words of black on white next to some rigid pines.
The signs were spaced just far enough they caught my drifting eye -
so pondered I, each single word as they went marching by...
HEADSHIP AND ITS RESPONSIBILITY (Let's Talk Family) Part 1by James Manning
We live in a time when almost everyone wants to state their claim as head of the household, but how many people are willing to take the responsibility that comes with the position of being head of the household? Now, when I speak of responsibility I may be talking about something entirely different from what you might thinking of,
Let me say this up front, in the light of the scripture, it is not the responsibility of the husband to provide for his his wife and his household. Over the years I have seen one too many marriages break up because of this type of teaching,
My Careerby Emily Van rijn
If we are a mother or wife, we should grow in our knowledge every day of how to do our job better.
Thanksgiving Dinnerby Michelle Higgins
And when my my dad asked that everyone attend the Thanksgiving dinner, he said if one of us ain't there it just ain't the same, each one of us is just that important, and if any one of us ain't there it just ain't family.
Lost Timeby Heather Moon
So many times in life we find people drift apart, life gets busy and things come up and we look back wishing they had not. This short piece is reflective and I hope it makes you think. Then I hope it makes you act!
The Miracleby Gloria Comingore
The Webster's II New Riverside Dictionary printed in 1984 explains a miracle as a noun with these explanations 1. An event that seems impossible to explain by natural laws and so is regarded as supernatural in origin or as an act of God. 2. One that excited admiration or awe: wonder.
It is a true story that happened 53 years ago in a small church in a small town in the middle of Indiana.
Pot of Ailment OR Pot of Alimentby Beth LaBuff
A Sunday School Activity for children ages 8-10, to accompany the story "Death in the Pot" from 2 Kings 4:38-41. Unscramble the bracketed word(s) to make single words that will complete the rhyme about Elisha and the school of prophets. Then decide which title is correct, "Pot of Ailment" or "Pot of Aliment"?
Martha's Kitchenby Beth LaBuff
This is a Sunday School activity for children ages 8 to 10 to accompany the story "Mary and Martha" from Luke 10:38-42. Not everything in Martha's kitchen is in plain sight. I've hidden items in her kitchen. Help Martha find these hidden words in the rhyme so she'll have more time to spend sitting with her sister Mary at Jesus' feet.
The Next Thousand Wordsby Billy Adams
When you come across a photo and someone you know is in the picture, emotions and conversations that took place during that period of time are brought back to memory. I am not a photographer, but I think that certain cameras today have the ability to capture an image in 1/8000th of a second. The time it takes to snap the picture is far removed from the actual life of that photo.
Abandoned and Foundby lynn gipson
This is my mother's story, who died seventeen years ago in a nursing home. Sadly, I was one of the children who didn't visit her very often. I have since understood her side of life.