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Overwhelmed with Worries

Dealing with the Worries of Life in this World

In 1988, Bobby McFerrin wrote the song “Don’t Worry, Be Happy.” His advice – in the face of life’s troubles, worrying just makes things worse. So… don’t worry, be happy. God has a similar opinion about worry. It’s found in Philippians 4:6-7. “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, …

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Take Time for Meaningful Conversations

How to Have Meaningful Conversations with Your Teenagers Before They Leave Home

Just One More Thing… Before You Leave Home was written to be a tool to open up conversations between you and your child who will soon be leaving to go to college or out into the world. It’s something we did with each of our three kids during their senior years in high school. I …

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One of Our Many Lists

Every Parent Needs a “Just One More Thing” List Close By

We make a lot of lists in our lives: Grocery lists “Stuff to pack for vacation” lists Bucket lists Christmas gift lists “Things to do today” lists“ Things we want to see and do while we’re visiting Paris… or Italy… or New York City” lists One of the most important lists a parent can make …

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