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It's time to draw the line between boys and men. You girls will likely say, “Well, that doesn’t apply to me.” Oh, but it does! Someday you are going to marry, and you will want to pick out a real man, not half a man. I see a lot of young girls married to thirty-year-old boys who never quite made it to manhood. So, what is a real man? The answer will differ from one part of the country to the other and from one social group to another. But, to sum it up in a single sentence, a real… Read More
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No More Bondage to FEAR

No More Bondage to FEAR

Michael Pearl

Don’t buy the line that brokenness or weakness is inherited personality. It is all in the kind of example you lay down and how you respond to them.

December 2015
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The Rod and Reproof

The Rod and Reproof

Michael Pearl

The progressive secularists intimidate parents with assertions that spanking children causes them to use violence to solve problems. It is stated so many times and with such conviction that parents who should know better have suffered an erosion of their confidence.

October 2015
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Jeremiah and Penelope

Jeremiah and Penelope

Michael Pearl

Eight-year-old Jeremiah was being impatient with his four-year-old sister, Penelope, and talking to her like she was stupid. I said, “Jeremiah, you are being impatient and rude to your sister. When people do or say dumb things, and we feel … Read more

December 2014
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Three Types of Children, Part 3: Building Confidence

Three Types of Children, Part 3: Building Confidence (Steady/Servant Type)

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

In part 3 of her series on raising the three types of children, Shalom talks about how building confidence in your laid-back, steady child is an everyday job—to let them accomplish something, to overcome, and to be victorious!

April 2014
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Who Defines Your Children?

Who Defines Your Children?

Michael Pearl

Children see their reflection in the eyes of others. They gaze into the mirror of eyes that love or judge, blame or cherish, or that show delight. The developing child then says, “So that is who I am.”

April 2014
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The Box

The Box

Author unknown

A classic we thought you’d enjoy!

October 2012
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Happy mom with her arms wrapped around her little son

Mirror of Our Reflection

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

Children reflect our attitudes and moods. Shoshanna Easling relates how she daily delights in her children from the moment they awake. Discover ways to improve your reflection by improving your outlook.

June 2011
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What does it mean to be a Man?

Michael Pearl

It’s time to draw the line between boys and men.

August 2006
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Shyness Answered

Rebekah Rising

How do you teach a girl not to be shy? Is it right to demand self-confidence? What IS shyness?

April 2005
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Low Self-Esteem

Michael Pearl

My 9-year-old son has low self-esteem. He expects too much of himself. He feels rejected. We have never talked down to him, although there have been others who have expressed that they did not want him around.

June 2003
8 comments