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    A Toolbox For Life: A Call For Male Mentors

    Some time ago, a family friend offered to help my son fix his bicycle.   THE TOOLBOX Upon entering the friend’s workshop, my son’s eyes widened as he saw the array of equipment lining the walls: the toolboxes, work benches, and hand tools, each in its own special place. With…

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    What’s Your Story Blog Interview Series #7: Meet Carri

    For the past six weeks, we have had the opportunity to catch a glimpse into the life of six unique women–their family life, their passions, their struggles.   If you have enjoyed these blog interviews, please consider participating yourself by filling out this form. Women throughout the world will benefit…

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    The Law Of The Fast: The Forgotten Commandment

    Fasting has always been one of my least favorite disciplines.   It is known by some as the “forgotten commandment”, and I personally have spent a good part of my life intentionally avoiding it.   Recently, however, I gained some insights into this ancient practice that I feel apply to…

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    6 Questions I Ask My Children On A Daily Basis

    As a mother, I’m doing my best to help my children navigate their childhood and teen years. I’ve found these 6 Questions, asked on a daily basis, help to keep everyone physically and emotionally safe and sound.   QUESTIONS I ASK MY CHILDREN   #1) What are you looking forward…

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    What’s Your Story Blog Interview Series #6: Meet Kerry

    Ready for Interview #6 in our What’s Your Story Blog Interview Series? It’s bound to be a good one!   The purpose of this series is two-fold:   First, to provide you with a sneak peek into the lives of others, and   Second, to encourage you to discover the…

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    A Season Of Rest: Learning How To Rest Rigorously

    It’s taken me 6 weeks to find the time to sit in my new bedroom chair, but today was that day. I had encountered a season of rest. With feet up and windows open, the breeze and sound of rain filtering through the curtains, I opened the pages of a…

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    12 Simple Ways To Thrive During Stressful Times

    How does one not only survive, but thrive during stressful times?   We each will face stressful times in our lives.   Life is filled with stress due to relationships, health, finances, world events, and natural disasters.   Fortunately, we can take steps to reduce the chaos around us and…