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how to be successful in academics

As we charge toward the end of quarter three of this year there is still time to adjust the course and be successful in academics. Dr. Tim Elmore shares some great truths about how a child’s attitude can make them successful in academics. I hope you will...

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Your Reward

Life is a blessing, but sometimes daily living can be hard. One of the things that can make living hard is our children. We walk through all stages of life with our kids. Sleepless nights (for mom), learning to walk, talk, fall, and then never stopping....

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New Year’s Resolution – The Wrong Question

I think about the new year with a sense of urgency, even though its arrival is no surprise. Disappointments and successes come to mind. Then I ask myself, “What do I want to do next year?” I can’t get away from that question because everyone asks me. But...

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The monumental anticipation of christmas

One of the unique aspects of a typical western cultural celebration of Christmas is theanticipation. Today people decorate their homes, sometimes more than a month beforethis treasured holiday. Parents often buy gifts months in advance of the day that...

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3 Tips for navigating the dangers of social media

In a recent post, Dr. Tim Elmore gives advice about how to manage the dangers of social media. During this Christmas season, your kids will have more time than usual to consume social media. Please consider Dr. Elmore’s advice below to protect your...

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"Am I raising my kids well?"

That question is probably always on your mind.

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Thanksgiving with Nate

I was getting my hair cut last night when I was asked if our family had any Thanksgiving traditions we would be celebrating this year. While there are a couple, maybe typical ones, we are not highly traditional. It is now challenging with nine grandkids...

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Thanksgiving challenge

We live in unprecedented times when everything related to marriage and family seems to be constantly challenged.

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The Overlooked

The room was full of people who had power, wealth, and influence. And then there was me. It wasn’t clear to me why I’d been invited. Others probably felt the same way. If I could have  I would have found a way to sneak out the back door. Can you remember...

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Amazed by your generosity

Praise the Lord, our Day of Giving (DOG) was a fantastic success. We have received approximately $328,000. I am overwhelmed by your generosity and want to thank each of you who gave and for your invaluable role in this success. You not only gave out of...

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