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Six Ways Parents Destroy...

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God promises, “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it” (Proverbs 22:6). Parents, who see one of their children hit the fan, often have a hard time appreciating this verse. In fact, as the homeschool movement ages there are more and more parents claiming the verse does not mean what it says, because it didn’t hold true in their experience. Here are just a few of the reasons a child is lost to the world and how parents caused it to happen without even trying. I say… Read More

Blessings

Michael Pearl

If I had my life to live over again, knowing all that I know now, I would do many things differently; but having lived in the blessings of God, I cannot imagine being more blessed or having any more joy and satisfaction out of life.

December 2018
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(Un)Common Law

Michael Pearl

Parents write in with their questions regarding teaching their kids to share, while still respecting their rights to personal property.

December 2018
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Mistaken Identity: Serving vs. Enabling

Michael Pearl

What is the difference between serving and enabling? Can a wife honor her husband and be a good help meet without enabling poor behavior?

December 2018
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Sitting Practice

Karen Sargent

Mama, do you enjoy being in a church service? Implement sitting practice and you’ll never miss another one!

December 2018
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The Most Gracious Miss Grace

Debi Pearl

Miss Grace lived in a tiny apartment adjoining my grandmother’s big rambling home. I remember many times sitting at her small, fold-down table having a cup of tea from one of her tiny tea cups.

December 2018
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Love Grooming

Debi Pearl

Although I am not in Ryder’s life like I was with the previous children, he still knows that we all love Mama Pearl and Big Papa. I have not earned his love. I have not won his heart. But his mama makes sure that we love each other just as dearly as the love we share with the other children. She uses a beautiful technique that I call Love Grooming.

December 2018
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Rescued Raptor

Ashley Pearl

Ever since I was a young girl, I wanted a raptor (bird of prey) for a pet. I just never thought it would be a vulture. Yep, you heard me right. I have a pet vulture.

October 2018
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Humility Sought is Humility Lost

Michael Pearl

The lack of humility is an evil; but the presence of humility is not a virtue.

October 2018
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Instilling Hope

Debi Pearl

There are no expectations in life that are worth taking away a child’s hope. Reading, writing, and arithmetic are foolish endeavors compared to eternal joys, thanksgiving, hope, and charity.

October 2018
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Nagging Wives and Hurtful Husbands

Michael Pearl

“I struggle with being a nagging wife. I have been married seven years, and it seems we fight a lot more than we used to. how can I stop nagging?”

October 2018
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