Building Your Kids

And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.  Ephesians 6:4 The house is going up.  In the field where the large tree fell, a new home is being built.  On our way to school, my children make comments, and we enjoy watchingContinue reading “Building Your Kids”

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Screen Suggestions for Students

Screen Suggestions for Students Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand. Philippians 4:5 Screen suggestions for students, well, perhaps more for the parents of students.  All of us have noticed the exponential leap of digital devices creeping into our lives.  I like the new devices.  The digital things, screensContinue reading “Screen Suggestions for Students”

Stops and Steps

Stops and Steps The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand. Psalm 37:23-24 And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and restContinue reading “Stops and Steps”

Funeral Parlors and Fun Parties

Funeral Parlors and Fun Parties Tears.  Sorrow.  Raw Emotion. Real Life.  Death.  Death is the cause of so much heartache, hurts and pain. Solomon, the wisest man to ever live wrote Ecclesiastes 7:2 as God directed him, and the emphasis is interesting; There is a priority of attending funeral services and visiting with people whoContinue reading “Funeral Parlors and Fun Parties”

Making the Teacher Happy

Making the Teacher Happy And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man. Luke 2:52 It makes sense to me.  Want good grades?  Want to not earn demerits?  Want to not be punished by your parents for wrong doing while at school?  Then make it a goal to “make theContinue reading “Making the Teacher Happy”

Hearing, Learning, and Fearing

Hearing, Learning, and Fearing Moses is 120 years old.  His voice is still strong, mind still sharp, and his body is still capable.  He is told by God that he will get to peer over and get a peek at the Promised Land, but that he will not be able to go into the land.Continue reading “Hearing, Learning, and Fearing”

A Parental Challenge

A Parental Challenge The following moth story can help us understand part of our role as parents:  “One man noticed an emperor moth struggling to emerge through a small hole in its cocoon so he decided to assist it. He took a pair of scissors and snipped off the cocoon. The moth emerged easily, butContinue reading “A Parental Challenge”