The Three Miracles of 2020
December 29, 2020

Miracle Number 1: At the last quarter of 2019 a miracle started taking shape—a real God-given miracle. God let me know that beginning in January 2020 HE was going to open the hearts and minds of people all over the … Read more

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Six Ways Parents Destroy Their Children Without Trying

Michael Pearl

It is difficult to train up a child in the way he should go, and some very good and sincere people fail.

December 2012
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Too Young to Spank?

Michael Pearl

When is a child too young to spank? The answer is obviously dependent on your definition of the word “spank.”

June 2006

Abusive Husband

Debi Pearl

I want you to read what I must read all too often.

August 1999

A Wise Woman Builds Her House

Debi Pearl

A wise woman doesn’t take anything for granted. She is thankful to be loved and seeks to make herself more lovely.

April 2001
Happy african american dad with little curly headed son

Spank and Save a Child

Michael Pearl

According to the research, children spanked up to the age of 6 were likely as teenagers to perform better at school and were more likely to carry out volunteer work and to want to go to college than their peers who had never been physically disciplined.

April 2010
Older man hauling big freshly caught fish

Obsessions

Debi Pearl

Men are a different sort of people that are very hard for us more emotionally-balanced females to understand. To prove this statement I would like to bring to your attention one very bad male quirk. They become obsessed with…

December 2010
Homeschooled kids

Cloistered Homeschool Syndrome

Michael Pearl

The Foger family came to stay with us one spring about 12 years ago while they were on furlough from Mozambique.

August 2008
Young husband asleep on leather couch

Lazy Husbands, Hungry Kids and Hopeful Wives

Michael Pearl

Facing homelessness, a concerned mother of toddlers asks what her response should be to a husband that stays on the computer, sleeps and leaves bills unpaid. Michael Pearl examines the circumstance in light of Scripture.

February 2011

The Will To Dominate

Michael Pearl

The following article deals with a very important subject that we have touched on before but never discussed in detail—a child’s will to dominate. I chose this letter because it so clearly represents the many letters we receive.

August 2000
Blonde haired little girl with a cute scrunched up amused look on her face

You’ve Got Worms

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

How can you tell if the creepy-crawlies have invaded? What are the symptoms? Are there herbs that can help? Shoshanna Easling of The Bulk Herb Store shares her research on parasites with readers.

February 2011

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Developing Confidence and Competence in a Three-Year-Old

Michael Pearl

Lincoln, one of my 26 grand-kids, just turned three. He is my little working buddy right now. During the summer he was my fishing buddy—too much so; I found myself having to constantly say, “Maybe later.” He would fish 24/7 … Read more

December 2020

The Three Miracles of 2020

Debi Pearl

Miracle Number 1: At the last quarter of 2019 a miracle started taking shape—a real God-given miracle. God let me know that beginning in January 2020 HE was going to open the hearts and minds of people all over the … Read more

December 2020

Jesse’s Story

Wanda Kinsinger

Adjusting to Three Children, Three and Under When our oldest son, James, was three years old, my husband and I began the adoptive process once again. We anticipated adopting a baby girl this time. We filled out all the paperwork, … Read more

December 2020

Shifting Gears

Nathan Pearl

You know that kid you sometimes see at the grocery store? You know the one. She exclaims loudly for the whole store to hear, “No, Mama, I want that one!” To which Mama quickly replies, “No, sweetie, you can’t have … Read more

December 2020

Picking Up Toys

Wanda Kinsinger

When the children were young, I had a firm rule about picking up toys before meals. In my training in physical therapy, I learned that it takes the same level of intellectual and motor skills to pull a toy out … Read more

December 2020

Bitterness or Fun: Your Choice

Debi Pearl

As a general rule, my husband just doesn’t take the trash out. I could be annoyed, or I could learn to enjoy taking the trash out. I’m smart. I enjoy taking trash out. One day last week my husband saw … Read more

December 2020

50 Years, Better Than Ever

Michael Pearl

In a world of confusion, pain, and uncertainty where the best in us is tried and questioned on a daily basis, where cynicism is exceeded only by bitterness, as a 75-year-old man married to a 70-year-old lady for 50 years, … Read more

December 2020

November 2020 Calendar

Debi Pearl

Amazing Junk Food You can have amazingly healthy food that costs you NOTHING. Here’s how: You will need 2 storage bowls that you keep in the fridge. Bowl 1: In Bowl ONE, save all your leftover veggies. For instance, if … Read more

October 2020

Writing Contest WINNERS – Part 2

No Greater Joy Ministries

Here is the second set of winners for the writing contest! Thank you to all who participated! The Lion Within By Natalie J., age 14 In a land of rolling green hills and wildflowers, of thundering waterfalls and deep blue … Read more

October 2020

It is Your Life!

No Greater Joy Ministries

Story One A while back, my youngest daughter was in an exclusive restaurant with a large group of business associates when she became aware of an unnatural stillness, broken only by an occasional whisper. Her antennae came up in alarm, … Read more

October 2020