Category Archives: Parents

Charlie Brown

Another school year has begun here in the United States and elsewhere. School buses are vigorously back in action serving their respective schools. Elementary, middle, high and college school teachers are fairly rested, energized, and ready to start afresh teaching and … Continue reading

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Child of Clay

Last month, before Mother’s Day, I posted my thoughts on the importance of a good father for the family to be healthy and contributing to society. What is a good father? What does he look like? How does he behave? The … Continue reading

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Four Pillars Of A Man’s Heart (book)

When I more deeply gave my life to the Lord, I was in my twenties and started attending a Bible-based church. And since I was not married at the time, I also became a member of the singles group of that church. … Continue reading

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How To Talk So Your Husband Will Listen (book)

This happened once before.  About a month ago, I was at a supermarket helping my wife with the groceries when, somehow, my shopping cart and I found ourselves in the book and magazine aisle of the store. How that ever … Continue reading

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Those Were The Days

Many of you have fond memories, more or less, of your early childhood days. You can remember when there was always something new to do and anticipate. For many of you, a family atmosphere of love and joy during your … Continue reading

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10 Bible Verses That Can Change Your Life (part 9)

For those of you who have studied the Bible for several years, no matter how often you read a particular verse, oftentimes a new understanding of it will suddenly light up at you as if it were new! Last year, … Continue reading

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The Living Years

In my previous blog post, Ragamuffin, I discussed how the father of renown, contemporary, Christian music singer, Rich Mullins, was never able to communicate verbally his love for Rich. Apparently there was a significant difference of outlook toward life between … Continue reading

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Ave Maria

One song that I remember most and cherished when I was a Catholic is Schubert’s, Ave Maria. It is based on the salutation given to Mary when the archangel, Gabriel, announced to her that she would conceive a child through … Continue reading

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How To Raise Perfect Parents

No, the title above is not a typo, not a mistake. This post is about how to enjoy greater closeness with your family. It is about how you can help your parents become better adults with God’s help. I wish … Continue reading

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