Stability

Stability

By Stephanie Blackiston As I enter my 15th year of motherhood, you would think I would be cruising along. But as time goes on, I am realizing my inadequacies more than ever. God has given us eight amazing children and the responsibility to finish this great work is...
How Our Parents Influence Our Parenting

How Our Parents Influence Our Parenting

By Lee Stewart Although we believe we cannot pass on to our children what we do not possess, we also believe in a God who is there. He is Jehovah-Shammah, Emmanuel, God with us. If we can’t pass a particular thing on to our children, God can still write it into their...
Discipline and the Law of Love

Discipline and the Law of Love

By Lee Stewart Do you remember when you first felt like a parent? For me it was not on day one. On day one I was a mother—nurturer, provider, and comforter. There was something very straightforward about the whole thing and something very natural for me to do: LOVE...
Back to the Future

Back to the Future

By Jean Stockdale Let’s face it. Most days we operate in survival mode. Getting a shower is usually out of the question. You wear whatever is on the top of the pile in the middle of your closet floor. Fixing your hair consists of putting on a hat. Make-up is a waste...
Screen-Smart Summer

Screen-Smart Summer

By Jenny Stricklin   Well, mommas, this could be THE BEST SUMMER OF OUR LIVES! Problem is, there’s an unlikely culprit threatening to sink our summers. This little charmer has slipped into our pockets and our purses and our palms and become an integral part of our...
Why Am I So Tired?

Why Am I So Tired?

by Joni Shankles To be a mother is to be tired. From late night feedings to late night curfews, the seasons of motherhood are often punctuated by long days and short nights. But tired isn’t measured only in number of hours slept. Illness, grief, or emotional distress...

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