Category Archives: Parents

A Precious and Good Gift

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning. ~ James 1:17 ~ I am sitting across from Noah, watching her … Continue reading

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Earlobes, Mom, and a Baby Shower

Your wife [shall be] like a fruitful vine In the very heart of your house, Your children like olive plants All around your table. ~ Psalm 128:3 ~ We have been studying Mendelian genetics in biology class this week. The … Continue reading

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Because He Lives, We Live

Bless the LORD, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! The LORD has established His throne in heaven, And His kingdom rules over all. ~ Psalm 103:1, 19 ~ Today, Dad would have been … Continue reading

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Let Go; God is Faithful

To every [thing there is] a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. ~ Ecclesiastes 3:1 ~ In the 1980s I worked at the local university with a program designed to keep at-risk students in school and … Continue reading

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Children Are a Gift!

Children are a gift from the LORD; they are a reward from him. ~ Psalm 127:3 ~ I have a confession to make:  I did not truly enjoy children until I was in my 40’s. Now that I am in … Continue reading

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I Remember Dad, Part 2

The body is sown in corruption, it is raised in incorruption.  It is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory. It is sown in weakness, it is raised in power.  It is sown a natural body, it is raised a … Continue reading

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I Remember Dad, Part 1

And now, dear brothers and sisters, we want you to know what will happen to the believers who have died so you will not grieve like people who have no hope. ~ 1 Thessalonians 4:13 ~ This is a two-part tribute … Continue reading

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