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How to Make Your Kids Happy

As a parent, in the middle of juggling so many hats, it’s easy to let the little moments pass us by. But those are our opportunities to really connect with our kids heart-to-heart, to listen to their hopes and dreams and to nurture the beautiful people they are. Starting today, how could you enter their world more?

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Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
The Comparison Trap

Whether it’s playing a better sax solo, scoring more goals, having “a better bod,” a bigger paycheck, a nicer home, better behaved children, or more Twitter followers — most of us find ourselves, sooner or later, stuck in the comparison trap. And as Christians, we even start comparing our spiritual gifts and calling to others'. Our pride...

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Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
This Easter, Spread the Love

Easter is one of the easiest times of the year to invite a friend to church. The secularization of Christmas has been a growing trend but Easter is still widely thought of as a religious holiday. It's the one time of year when talking about Jesus is commonplace and politically correct. Here are ten ways to share your faith this Easter.

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Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
Why Easter is For You

Do you look at the world around you and shake your head at what's happening? Does it feel like your spouse is a stranger to you? Are you suffering the consequences of bad financial decisions? Are you discontent with the routines of your everyday? Here's why Easter is for you. Photo (Flickr CC) by Elaine Liebenbaum  

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Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
Do you have a secret?

There's a reason secrets exist. People are afraid to admit to wrongdoings, to weakness, to mistakes. They fear that their past transgressions will cloud their present, and more importantly, their future. Many feel that although they have sought forgiveness and have done everything to move past their negative behaviors, that it will be held against...

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Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
What not to say to someone in grief

Experiencing a loss can make you feel like an outsider. While friends and family want to support and comfort you, they often don't know how. How do they help you, as someone whose world has fallen apart? What can they say in the face of devastating loss? How can people come alongside you as you try to make your way back to the surface? Read...

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Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
Being as Invisible as Possible

Around grade six I became the kid everyone picked on. By high school there was a group of four or five guys who told me I was stupid and ugly every single day. And I believed them. My whole life revolved around being as invisible as possible. The pain was so great it blocked out everything else – even the people who loved me. Here's the...

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Calling All Wives: ‘Submit’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Doormat’
Trusting God to Cover the Bills

When you're facing a financial crunch, do you pray and expect God to provide? It's far too easy to simply worry about the bills, borrow money, pull out your credit card, and fall deeper into debt. The problems become the focus, not God. Here's Bobbie's story of how her habit of worrying and complaining has transformed into trusting God and...

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