Brain Grooving

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Animal studies have shown that newborn mice must experience whisker sensation in the first few days of life to enable them to develop normal sensorimotor skills. Cats must be allowed normal visual input during their first three months or their vision will be permanently impaired. Monkeys need consistent social contact during their first six months or they will end up extremely emotionally disturbed. The same critical periods appear to hold for human development (ZeroToThree.org). From the very first moments of your child’s life, his brain is being molded into who and what he will become. Thoughts and actions that are… Read More
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Like Father, Like Son

Michael Pearl

The other day, I was downtown, which, in our neck of the woods, means two blocks of stores on the highway and half of them empty. I had gassed up at one of the two stations and I was about to get into my car when I noticed a duo emerge from the store.

February 2010
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Adrenaline Rush

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

Of special concern is how we as parents help our sons survive the most powerful force of their growing-up years that they will ever encounter;the girl-crazy years.

June 2009
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Jeremiah the Fisherman

Michael Pearl

I will admit it. Everybody in the family knows it, so it is time I state it publicly. I do have a favorite grandkid. It’s Jeremiah, and he is three years old.

June 2009
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Who’s The Man?

Gabriel Pearl

There’s an aura that can’t be touched or seen that makes a father appear the most powerful, smartest, fastest, and wisest person on the earth.

August 2008
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Hands-On Boys

The Otto Brothers

Most men work with their hands. Even whose who are stuck with an office job tinker around with a lawn mower or garden on the weekends.

August 2008
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Burning hot coals

Burning Coals

Steven Brooks

Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned? Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burned? So he that goeth in to his neighbor’s wife; whosoever toucheth her shall not be innocent.

June 2008
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Boy reading the Bible

Whom Shall He Make To Understand Doctrine

Tremaine Ware

My nine-year-old son already loves the Word. He goes to sleep every night listening to one of Mike’s Bible messages. From time to time we discuss what has been stirred in his mind by what he has learned from the messages.

June 2008
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Michael Update

Michael Pearl

Thanks for all the notes and letters. I feel like I have fully recovered from my heart attack. It took about three to four months to return to normal.

June 2008
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Little Men

Michael Pearl

You want him to be a part of your team but you do not want to be part of his.

June 2008
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Peace and Safety

Michael Pearl

Did you read this week about the recently released convict who broke into your next-door neighbor’s house? The intruder told the police he thought the house was empty, but when the woman started to scream, he “just lost control”. Her little girl was with her at the time, and & help.

June 2008
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