Perspective

How to Practice Thankfulness for the Regular Stuff in Life

Being parents who follow Jesus means we have a sweet responsibility to instruct our kids on how to let thankfulness be a way of life, which is so clearly laid out in Scripture. Natalie reminds us how and why to do just that.
Thankful for Rocks and Dirt
“Let them thank the Lord for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of man! For he satisfies the longing soul, and the hungry soul he fills...Read more

Is there Really A Season for Everything?

What I love about Jesus is that He is aware of all of our situations. He is with us in them whether we choose to acknowledge Him or not. Natalie reminds us how thanking Him in all circumstances helps our perspective through hard and easier seasons.
Choose Joy!
“So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for...Read more

How Kids Can Work Hard...Hopefully Fighting Entitlement

Sometimes some good, hard work is just the fix for several things...at the top of the list is entitlement. Kelli wonderfully points out how we, as parents, can help our kids remain focused on others.
Hard Workers
Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves; do not merely look out for your own personal interests,...Read more

How to Embrace Different Seasons of Life

Here is the truth: life is hard and life is also beautiful. There are seasons of life marked by difficulty and seasons marked by joy. Natalie points us to three things needed to live well in all seasons.
Good, Hard Work
“So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for...Read more

How to Teach Integrity Today

"Integrity" can be defined as the state of being whole and undivided. Jacob points us to ways we can work on being the same person through and through...and bringing our kids alongside in the process.
Camp Travis Campers
The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity. Proverbs 11:3 Are you the same person when no one is watching as you are...Read more

Above Drama with Friends

"...But she really hurt my feelings, Mom!" Parents never enjoy hearing those words from a child. Randi Beth shows us how we can point our children in a direction higher than their current drama. Tough, but so good!
Campers
“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.” Ephesians 4:32 I have a Bible Study I lead every week with a...Read more

Work Hard at Keeping A Good Perspective

Ever struggle with a bad attitude? It can happen to the best of us...even when we might be in the best of circumstances. Read ahead for an example of how we can rely on God's truth to remind us where our focus should be.
RB in Honduras
Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters. Colossians 3:23 Adventure is at my fingertips every day working at...Read more

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