Tag Archives: Father

On God our Father

My baby turns 10 months old today. He has been walking, unsteadily, for about a week. He was taking 2 or 3 steps for a couple of weeks before that. Last Tuesday evening, I saw a change in his thinking. … Continue reading

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Myth Busting 8: Breaking a lamb’s leg

Now the tax collectors and “sinners” were all gathering around to hear him. But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.” Then Jesus told them this parable: Suppose one of … Continue reading

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Husband vs. Children?

This post is a mini-carnival post – please check out this post for another take on this topic 🙂 There seems to be a pervasive idea in the Christian community that the husband’s needs should come before the children’s needs. … Continue reading

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Writing Home… part three

 My father’s response to my second, more challenging email totally blew me away. I had sort of planned a third installment, but after I read his email, I decided to change what I was going to say. I thought I … Continue reading

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Side Effects of Shame- the legacy of punishment.

The Legacy left by punitive parenting is undoubtedly a sense of deep personal shame. This extends back generations in my family, and that legacy will affect my children’s children as well. My Grandparents, Parents, Siblings, and I have all been … Continue reading

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