5 Ideas to Teach That Responsibility Pays Off (The Transfiguration of Christ)

5 ideas to teach responsibility

5 Ideas to Teach That Responsibility Pays Off (The Transfiguration of Christ) Many wonderful messages can be garnered from the Transfiguration of Jesus on Mount Tabor. We don’t know what was discussed in this meeting with Moses and Elijah. But we know that it gave three weary, confused, and anxious disciples a little peek at… 

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Because She’s Happy

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My friend posted a beautiful picture of her daughter jumping at the water’s edge on a sandy beach with the caption, “Because she’s happy!”  It made me think about my own children at the beach.  They jump, shriek, dance, and roll in the water and sand for no other reason than pure joy.  It’s a… 

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The Hangout

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I remember a time when my children were younger, telling my husband that I want our home to be THE  hangout house for our children and their friends. My desire is being fulfilled. I joke around about the smelliness of young men in our home, but deep down, I’m thankful that it’s in MY home…. 

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Living Sheltered Lives

Living Sheltered Lives

My children wear seat belts in the car.  I make them wear helmets when they ride things with wheels.  I limit their candy intake.  I have a water filter on our sink to ensure the water they drink is clean. I don’t allow them to play by the road. These are typical boundaries to ensure… 

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Take a Time Out with the Lord

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Do you ever get so busy that you don’t know whether you’re coming or going? I sure do! And I can easily allow myself to get stressed out. My “To-Do” list always seems to be full and my mind is continually overflowing with ideas for that next home improvement task, art piece, book project, blog… 

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The Touch of Jesus

The Touch of Jesus

My family is in the midst of one of the biggest transitions of our lives.  We have moved back to the state where both my husband and I grew up.  It’s where we went to school, where we fell in love, and where all of our extended family resides. Prior to the move I imagined… 

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