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Encouragement From Mario Kart

What impressed me was that in life we also get knocked down, crash and get behind. If we get back in the race, use all our resources and stay on course we can finish well. Continue reading

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God Chooses Our Families

We choose our friends and we choose our mates, but we do not choose our family. Many may wish they could choose their family, but God has reserved this choice for himself alone. When it comes to moms and dads leading their family it is important to recognize the significance of the responsibility we have been given. Continue reading

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Coach John Wooden Shares The Importance of Family Virtues

Joshua Wooden recognized the value of putting the beliefs you hold dear to writing and passed them on to John in the form of a simple list on a piece of paper titled “Seven Things To Do”. This creed was a standard to live to and provided a foundation to guide and ground John’s life. Continue reading

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Be Careful Little Eyes What You See…Truth Is True No Matter Your Age

As parents we seek to protect the innocence of our children, but what actions are you taking to protect your eyes, your ears, your mind, and your heart? When we think we are above temptation is when we are the most vulnerable. Take a moment to read this Continue reading

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Knowing Truth is the Foundation for Teaching Your Family to Make Good Decisions

Knowing truth is the foundation upon making good decisions. However in the world of educated relativity that we live in truth has become accepted as truth interpreted by the wisdom of man. I believe that God has ordered the world and has made His truth to be universally known. Continue reading

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Learning to Finish What You Start Even When The Project Doesn’t Work Out

My son was over his head and really would have preferred to back out of the project. My neighbor and I discussed the situation and recognizing this was as much about teaching a life lesson to my son as it was about fixing the problem thought it would be good to push through the problem and work toward a satisfactory solution. Continue reading

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Using Unmet Desires to Teach Your Kids Patience, Creativity, Work, and the Value of a Dollar

There is nothing better than an unmet desire to teach your kids the value of working for a dollar and patience. Inspired by YouTube my son downloaded a trial version of video editing software, Aftereffects. Continue reading

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You Are Building Your Legacy Everyday

There are many legacies that you can leave, but the most powerful and influential will be the accumulated experiences you share together and memories of how you lived your life. Continue reading

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Small Adventures To Create Lasting Family Memories

The sugar glider was a hit with the mall shoppers until he glided to the floor and scampered across the mall causing brief terror for those who thought they were watching a rat run at them. Continue reading

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The 20 Rules Of This House

I enjoy reading other business and family values, rules, or boundaries that are used to lead and provide boundaries for business or family. We have our family Core Values posted on the refrigerator for reference when making choices or using for instruction. These are great tools to use and leaves no question as to how we are supposed to operate. Continue reading

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