Daily Archives: June 1, 2010

The Difference Between Santa and Jesus


Santa lives at the North Pole … JESUS is everywhere. Santa rides in a sleigh … JESUS rides on the wind and walks on the water. Santa comes but once a year … JESUS is an ever present help. Santa … Continue reading

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Kick santa OUT and invite Jesus IN… our journey over the years


Our Christmas traditions changed when I realized that I had been deceiving my children… expecting them to have the trait of “truth” when I had lied and deceived them so many years of trying to cover up the Santa fantasy. Kids … Continue reading

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Resurrection Cookies a.k.a. Easter Story Cookies


We serve a Risen Savior… the Lord Jesus Christ is not dead but has Risen! This is a great recipe to teach your kids the real story of Easter. This activity can be done as a family or even in Sunday … Continue reading

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How To Make Your Own Plastic “Resurrection Eggs”


Many of you have seen the plastic “Resurrection Eggs” that are used to tell the story of the Christian Easter celebration. Did you know that these can easily, and frugally, be made at home? First, purchase 12 plastic Easter eggs, … Continue reading

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What does the Bible say about "FRIENDS"?


~I written this article that was published in the “Encourager” under the title of “Chose Your Friends Carefully.” For this blog, I have split the article into blog post for easier reading. What does the Bible say about “FRIENDS”? For … Continue reading

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Ways That Anger Gets Provoked in Our Children


It is very important to understand ways anger is provoked within our children. Once we understand and apply these Biblical principles into our own situations, then life will change for the better. I do not profess to know what I … Continue reading

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Steps to Defuse Anger in Parenting – Part Three


This is a continuation from “Part Two.” To begin with “Part One“, click here. The third step is to realize what pushes the hot buttons. For example, frustrations on not getting things done, unfulfilled expectations, not getting your way, etc. … Continue reading

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Steps to Defuse Anger in Parenting – Part Two


This is part two of “Steps to Defuse Anger in Parenting. Click here to read part one. The second step to defusing anger is to renew your mind and heart. God says in Romans 12:2: “Do not be conformed to this … Continue reading

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Steps to Defuse Anger in Parenting – Part One


The ones closest to us are the ones who see most of our unguarded moments, especially the children whom we spend all day with. We should conclude that offenses can happen and some do exist. The first step in defusing … Continue reading

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Teaching Children How To Manage Their Anger


Anger can lead to full-blown rebellion in children. Lou Priolo lists five steps to destruction in his book, The Heart of Anger: I.      A wounded spirit – feeling “hurt”. II.      Bitterness – Ponder on an offense over and over in mind, refusing to … Continue reading

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