Dolls on a Shelfby Kathleen Curry
In many families parents, as they age, become somewhat irrelevant. Their children love them, but see dated people with dated ideas. So just what do children do with their parents once they are grown?
A Moment With Motherby Shari Weigerstorfer
'A Moment With Mother' tells of a daughter and aging mother who are briefly mentally and emotionally reconnected. It's about last wishes and the One we have always trusted to make them come true.
The Value Of Dadsby Cate Russell-Cole
No matter what form of family you are in, by choice or circumstance, kids still need dads. This article explores why from a psychological and personal point of view.
What Kind of Man Should a True Father Be?by Bruce Huff
This poem is dedicated with heartfelt love to my earthly father,
Rev. Eugene Huff.
He has been and continues to be my friend, my teacher, my counselor,
And the true example of the kind of man a Godly Father should be.
DEFEAT DIVORCE? MARRIAGE SECURITY BEGINS WITH.by Eugene Lopatynsky
"If you want peace, prepare for war". Ever hear that? This applies double to marriage. More than half of the nation is divorced and nobody prepared ahead for disaster? There isn't much left us to defend ourselves with. Still, defense of marriage begins by (A) fallowing defensive stratagems LONG BEFORE MARRIAGE, followed by (B) defensive planning during marriage with (C) special program to defend the kids.
Who said, "when you tie the knot, don't tie it around your neck"?
The Effects on Adult Children of Divorceby stephanie reck
The divorce of one's parent's is generally one of the most painful events in life. The adult child can reasonably expect to go through a grieving process, even if they are aware of a history of marital discord. Research indicates that divorce is life's second highest stressor, second only to death of a loved one. Healing and recovery for adult children of divorce (ACOD) does not happen overnight, it can take years; and their recovery process has been compared to that of a recovering alcoholic.
God's Sparrowby louis gander
Then, when it had finished, it flew out of sight -
and it left a message, quite brutal, but right -
when I heard, "You're fake - a great imitator,
forgiven by God, your Maker, Creator."
Relationships Matter Mostby RobertLincoln Hancock
C.S Lewis, a world class novelist said, "God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts to us in our pain..." Family disintegration, absenteeism and the digital pseudo substitute fillers are taking an incalculable and generational toll on the health and well-being of this generation and those to follow.
Dealing With Family Pressure As a Wife and a Motherby Ngozi Nwoke
Family pressure is what we all experience at one time or another but our response or reaction determines what follows next. If we respond well, we defeat the plan of the enemy but if we react to it then we will have to exercise more energy to get things back to original lovely state. This article tells us how to deal with family pressure.
From Riches to Relianceby Abby Kelly
ncome to budget, when budgeting no longer makes sense? When you don't have the extra 5% to put into an emergency fund, or 10% into savings, or when you don't have enough to purchase the bonus-size box of diapers even though it really is a better deal?
Scarsby Ramona Cook
A family is not a father, mother and children, if love is not the engine that propels, and home is no haven if there is abuse therein, it then is more like hell.
Abused people do not like to tell about it, it is shameful. However, I think that we should shout it and out it.
Are we faithful?by Grace Tom-Lawyer
faithfulness is essential in our everyday relationships and if we are children of a faithful God, then we must emulate him by showing faithfulness in our relationships.