Even Jesus made His bed

Hello readers.  I know you come to this blog because of my deep spiritual insights (not that I would ever say that about myself, but it is widely known around the world that others say that about me).

I had yet another life-altering revelation this morning as I was reading the Word of God. You may need to sit down for this one, as the power of the truth behind what I saw might literally knock you off your feet. Continue reading

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Resume for ‘Mommy’

Wondering where I’ve been for the past month?

I got a job!

After 13 years of being a professional daytime TV watcher (aka stay-at-home-mom), it’s time to bring home the bacon. I don’t think I’ll fry it up in a pan though.  Too much grease.  I’ll microwave it surrounded by paper towels to absorb the excess fat. Continue reading

Moms and Dads – your words are sticky.

“Blah, blah, blah. Are you listening?”  Head nod.  “Blah, blah, blah…”

That’s what I heard when my parents were trying to teach me a lesson when I was a kid.

Now that I’m a parent, I’m pretty sure that’s how my wonderful words of wisdom get translated in their heads as well.  My words go in one ear and out the other.

Or do they?

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Submission displays strength – not weakness

Here’s your nugget for today.  Give it a think!

 

Does submitting to authority make you weak?

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What your teen is really thinking

Confession:  this post is three parts brag, one part nugget.

My 13-year-old son was getting off the bus from a week long school trip.  He and his bud were walking towards the group of eagerly waiting parents when his friend said to him, “Don’t you hate it when you haven’t seen your mom in a while and she grabs you and hugs you to death.”

My son looked at him and said, “Actually dude, that’s exactly what I want.  I can’t wait to hug her and not let go.”

Awwww…

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Kids – you won’t always have to obey your parents!!!

Hey Kids!  I’ve got great news for ya.  You won’t always have to obey your parents!

Yuup.  It’s true.  I promise – you’ll be free soon enough.

Hey Parents!  I’ve got terrible news for ya.  You’re kids won’t always have to obey you!

Say what???

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“I’m on your side.” ~ Pastor Dan

“I’m on your side.”

Are these words for…

1.  Picking dodgeball teams?   Nope.

2.  Political endorsement?   Nope.

3.  Hiding behind the dude with the bigger muscles?   Wrong again.

These four little words simply contain the best parenting advice I have ever received.

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