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Over the last 40-plus years, we have watched couples fall in—and out—of love. In many cases, the ones we were certain would make it did not, and those we thought would surely end in divorce thrived in love. So what’s the secret? There are many dynamics in marriage that make it fail or flourish, but over the years there is one underlying element that has proven to be the deal maker or breaker. I don’t know if it is the cause or the symptom, but it is a certain marker…sitting in the seat of the scornful. A family full of… Read More
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Seven Things I See

Michael Pearl and Debi Pearl

We are now old and full of years. It is different than we supposed. Our souls—who we are—haven’t aged at all, and we are not alone in that. All my life I have heard the elderly speak of their aging … Read more

December 2016
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You Don't Have to Yell

You Don’t Have to Yell

Kelsie Steele

As the momma, you have the primary role in influencing the home atmosphere. Consistent choices to be patient and calm will yield beautiful rewards.

October 2016
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The Great Grandma Caper

The Great Grandma Caper

Debi Pearl

When I was a little girl, maybe about seven years old, it was decided that I would go stay with what we called my “town Mama Granny” for a week. Everyone agreed it would be a good adventure for my summer vacation.

October 2016
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Why I Don't Have Fat Kids

Why I Don’t Have Fat Kids

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

As a kid I was trained to eat to live, not live to eat. I was taught that food makes your body healthy or unhealthy, lean or fat, that overeating was gluttony and gross.

June 2016
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But I Wanted to Ask Mr. Pearl

But I Wanted to Ask Mr. Pearl

Michael Pearl

How can we minister as a family when we live out in the country and rarely encounter unsaved people?

June 2016
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How to Teach Your Children to Know God

How to Teach Your Children to Know God

Debi Pearl

I have been reading the book of Joshua this week. The stories are a powerful reminder of who God is as we see how he reacts to situations in the life of his people.

June 2016
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This I Have Observed

This I Have Observed

Michael Pearl

Every family I meet, be they delightfully exemplary or sadly dysfunctional, provokes me to analyze what they did right or wrong that brought them to this place in life.

June 2016
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Faith and Dalmations: How I Learned to Believe God

Faith and Dalmatians: How I Learned to Believe God

Joshua Steele

It seemed every kid in our neighborhood had a dog. Every kid except me. I asked my parents on several occasions if I might have a dog too.

April 2016
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Why Are My Teens Rebellious?

Why Are My Teens Rebellious?

Debi Pearl

Why did this happen? Why do some young adults manifest disrespect and dishonor? How can a parent do everything right and still suffer rebellion in their teenagers?

April 2016
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From Karen

From Karen

Karen Sargent

I want to answer the “how do you homeschool through high school” question from the perspective of a mom of five, four of whom chose to go to college.

April 2016
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