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Grandparents can be a powerful influence for faith and spiritual growth in the family. You’ll receive encouragement from Glen and Ellen Schuknecht to share God’s love, and inspire and equip children...
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As a kid, you had big hopes and dreams for your life. And then, reality set it. Chrystal Evans Hurst shares how she had to place her aspirations aside first, as a teenage single mother, then again...
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You may dread the hustle and bustle of the holiday season...but you can find hope, love, joy, and peace in the midst of the craziness! Alexandra Kuykendall explains how she intentionally explored...
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Kids will be kids says the familiar adage, and that’s certainly worth taking to heart when planning get-togethers at your house over the Christmas season. While adults love to simply sit and chat,...
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Are you looking for Christ-centred traditions that will enrich your family’s Christmas? Last December I came across a wonderful Christmas Eve tradition called the Journey to Bethlehem Meal. According...
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It was breathtaking . . . simple, yet incredibly elegant. After a quick stop at the dollar store for supplies, I hurried home to recreate the festive showpiece that had caught my eye in a storefront...
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"Look at that!" I exclaimed to my husband. "They’ve gift-wrapped their entire tree!" My husband halted our car at the end of the driveway as another car sped past sporting a Christmas tree on its...
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Lean in for peace! What a year it has been! When the Apostle Paul said of our human race in Romans 3:17 that “the way of peace they do not know” he certainly was right! Conflict has been playing out...
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How should I talk to my Primary aged child about Santa Claus? She's been asking a lot of questions about him. I am ready to tell her the truth, but I'm hesitant because I don't want her to think that...
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When I was a child, I loved when my father told me bedtime stories that had me as the main character. Usually my father wove in a few of my friends (or foes) and perhaps even a pet. With thoughts of...
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On Christmas morning, after devouring Mum's legendary homemade sticky buns, the Stevens family gathers around the Christmas tree. The three kids – Danny, 10, Molly, eight and Christopher, six –...
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In Proverbs 13:22, King Solomon wrote: “A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children.” A grandchild’s inheritance, which is the grandparent’s legacy, was important enough for the...