8 Ways To Get Your Children Excited For School!

Hello Friends, I pray that you’re all enjoying this glorious summer that God has blessed us with! Can you believe that it’s almost the beginning of the school year? Seriously. Where has the time gone?  It feels like school just got out yesterday.  For those of you precious Mom’s and Dad’s who are preparing for […]

The Art Of Listening

How To Be A Better Listener

Many of you grew up learning how to listen by minding your parents. You learned to listen to your Mom and Dad, to listen to your teachers, and listen to your boss. However listening is very different than just hearing. The best relationships are comprised of two good listeners. The very nature of listening is active. To […]

Encouragement For The Daily Walk

Be Strong, Be Faithful, He Is With You!

  We all need encouragement. When I read passages like Psalm One, my heart jumps and says “Yes! That is what I want to be! Oh Lord! Help me be like that.” That’s what I want my life to look like. And so I try, and push, and fall, and then ask for God’s grace, and He […]

How To Be Triumphant In A Dark World

Taking A Stand For That Which Is Good

The other day I was out shopping when I saw something strange.  A woman was shopping with her 2 kids, a boy and a girl. The boy was young and was sitting in the shopping cart while daughter walked alongside, helping her Mom. The woman stopped beside a box of fig bars that was sitting on […]

Cultivating A Heart of Acceptance In Your Children

Teaching Children The Attitude of Acceptance

Children are a blessing – a heritage from God. It’s important to remember that children are not born with hatred or intolerance in their hearts. They learn this by what seeds are planted within the fertile soil of their young and vibrant hearts. Many parents unknowingly plant seeds of unrest or intolerance via the t.v. shows […]

5 Leadership Lessons To Learn From The European Parliament

What We Can Learn From Greece

It used to be the mindset that leaders needed to maintain a professional distance – to be separate – from the people they served. However leadership is relational, not positional, and the best leaders know that their success is dependent on how deeply they love and communicate with others. Regardless of where you live, we are […]

This APP Could Save Your Life!

Protect Your Home, Family, Parents and Children

Hello Friends! Do you want to protect your family? Want a smart way that can stop or capture a car-jacker? Stop a purse-snatcher? Or protect your kids? You must see what everyone is talking about!  Created by TheVigilantParent.com. The App “Perp Alert” can be used on your iPhone or Android.  If you think you see any suspicious […]

The humble suffers no disturbance of mind but receives the reproaches and affronts of men without any great impression. For he considers that God, not the world, is his hope; and if his favor be but secured, the rest cannot be of any great importance. In short, this virtue is so necessary, so fundamental a one, that no man ought to esteem himself a proficient in goodness who has not yet arrived to that pitch of it which teaches him to think himself the least of all saints, and last of all men.

The Imitation of Christ, Thomas A. Kempis

Cultivating A Heart of Empathy In Your Child

Nurturing A Heart of Compassion

No matter how brilliant, famous or educated you are “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care” (John Maxwell). God knows that we need to grow and get better, and at the same time, He accepts us as we are. “As a father has compassion on his children, so the […]