True Confessions of a...

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Many of you have written us about the problem of your older children wetting their beds. Through our extensive social outreach we have persuaded one of these tormented souls to go public with her confession. You will read in her very own words the chronicle of her bitter struggle to rise above domestic shame and a wet mattress. “When I was growing up I wet on the bed. I hated wetting on the bed and would have done anything to be able to stop. I played hard and I slept hard. I simply could not wake up! No amount of… Read More
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City Living

No Greater Joy Ministries

Read an encouraging letter from a family who rises to the challenge of raising seven children in the city.

November 2003
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Safeguarding Your Children

Rebekah Rising and Gabriel Anast

Dad’s reaction and openness about sin, and God’s hatred of sin gave us assurance in dealing with the world when Dad wasn’t around.

August 2003
3 comments

Church Youth Group

Michael Pearl

Dear Pearls,
We homeschool our three children. Now that the oldest one has turned 13, we feel under some pressure for him to participate with the church youth and their weekend retreats.

June 2003
40 comments

To Teach or Not to Teach?

Michael Pearl

Dear Debi,
We have read your thoughts on the woman never being the spiritual leader in her home (not leading the kids in Bible studies, etc., even if Dad doesn’t do it), but in one of your books or tapes, Michael…

June 2003
6 comments

Other Children Changing Your Child’s Destiny

Debi Pearl

…Did you ever experience this as you raised your children around other families? I feel sort of hopeless, that I will never find friends who hold the same conservative values and who train their children…

June 2003
2 comments

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

Different Techniques to Control Parents

Michael Pearl

…Children (as well as adults) throw fits as a means of controlling the actions of others. Your daughter screams and runs away because it works in reducing the pain…

June 2003
3 comments

The Challenge

Michael Pearl

There was a time when somewhere in every large city there was a dirty building, dimly lit, tucked back where decent folks would never go. Nearby was a liquor store and a cheap motel that rented rooms by the hour.

April 2002
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A Wise, Older Couple is Troubled at What They Saw

Debi Pearl

Dear Pearls, We recently visited a family who follow your teachings to a “T.” The children are very well behaved. But I wondered if you’ve ever had anyone overdo it?

April 2002
18 comments

Fear of Bees

Michael Pearl

Dear Pearls,
Please Help. My 3-year-old has developed a fear of bees. One day a few flew close to her head and scared her. She was so scared that night that she would not go near her bed.

April 2002
4 comments