• What My Grandfather Taught Me About Being a Father

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    What My Grandfather Taught Me About Being a Father

    My grandfather was a major influence in my life and impacted what kind of father I became years later. Here’s what I learned from him. Thirty years ago, our oldest child was born. When... Read More

  • Ransomware Attack!

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    Ransomware Attack!

    The recent “WannaCry” virus was a wake-up call about the havoc hackers can inflict. But is there an even more dangerous virus we should be concerned about? On May 12, 2017, a... Read More

  • There’s a Proverb for That: “Sin, or How We Make Ourselves Miserable”

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    Proverb: “Sin, or How We Make Ourselves Miserable”

    “Sin” has become a forgotten word in our society. But it wields enormous impact over us, even if we ignore it. Of course, there’s a proverb for that. Some today... Read More

  • A Mother’s Selflessness

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    A Mother’s Selflessness

    One of the greatest traits of good mothers is their selflessness. This is even demonstrated in the animal kingdom. What can we learn from the examples of our mothers? Anyone who has spent... Read More

  • There’s a Proverb for That: Gossipy Gossips and the Gossip They Gossip

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    Proverb: Gossipy Gossips and Their Gossip

    Gossip may seem harmless, but it is actually something strongly condemned in the Bible. Can we overcome gossip? Yes, and there’s a proverb for that. To deal with a problem as old as... Read More

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    Keeping Up With the @Joneses

    Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest all give us a million windows into the lives of our friends and acquaintances—and throw in feelings of inadequacy for free. Another day, another... Read More

  • They Got the Wrong Guy

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    They Got the Wrong Guy

    We live in a world where sometimes the innocent suffer and the guilty seem to prosper. This can be discouraging, but can it help us live our life better? A young man was shot dead the other... Read More

  • What Should You Ask God For?

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    What Should You Ask God For?

    The Creator of the universe wants us to come to Him and make requests. Is there anything specific we should ask for? How could this request change your life? A common theme in... Read More

  • What the Biblical Spring Festivals Mean to Us

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    What the Biblical Spring Festivals Mean to Us

    The people behind this site don’t keep the traditional spring holidays like Easter. Here’s an inside look at the days we do keep and why they mean so much to us. What words come... Read More

  • Modesty Is for Boys Too

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    Modesty Is for Boys Too

    Modesty is a subject that often focuses on girls and their clothing. But is there more to it that applies to boys? How can parents address this issue with their sons? What comes to mind... Read More

  • Life in a Glass House

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    Life in a Glass House

    Privacy—it’s widely considered to be a basic human right, but we don’t always have as much of it as we think we do. How should we feel about that? “People who live in... Read More

  • What to Do When There’s No “Thou Shalt Not”

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    What to Do When There’s No “Thou Shalt Not”

    The Bible has the answers to a lot of questions, but there are also issues and questions it doesn’t directly address. How do we find answers to those questions? The Bible is a book of... Read More

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