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Six Ways Parents Destroy...

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God promises, “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it” (Proverbs 22:6). Parents, who see one of their children hit the fan, often have a hard time appreciating this verse. In fact, as the homeschool movement ages there are more and more parents claiming the verse does not mean what it says, because it didn’t hold true in their experience. Here are just a few of the reasons a child is lost to the world and how parents caused it to happen without even trying. I say… Read More
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Debi Pearl and Shalom (Pearl) Brand

The Ant by Shalom (Pearl) Brand There once was an ant named Christa-Christa (Gracie’s favorite name), who lived on a very big farm. One morning in early Spring, when the dew was still on the leaves, Christa-Christa headed out her … Read more

June 2021
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To all Mothers and Wives

Hannah Schrock

Deep in the heart of the farmlands of the Midwest, a housewife tucks her children into their beds, kissing each one gently, singing softly as she leaves the room. Her little ones smile and quickly fall asleep. As she swaps … Read more

April 2021
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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
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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
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November 2020 Calendar

Debi Pearl

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October 2020
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How to Find Your Soul Mate

Karen Sargent

Have you ever heard the term “soul mate”? People use it to describe the love of their life, their favorite person to be with, the one they long to spend time with and do life with. It conjures images of … Read more

October 2020
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To Submit or Not To Submit

Karen Sargent

I am a word nerd, a lover of all things grammar and punctuation and usage and writing. I love reading and thinking about how something could have been written more clearly and concisely. I love finding errors in books and … Read more

October 2020
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Adoption is a Redemption Story

Wanda Kinsinger

Adoption is a redemption story. It is a reflection of our own adoption into God’s family. When we can relate with our adopted children regarding our own adoption in Christ, we come to better understand what God desires for us … Read more

August 2020
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Interacting With Your Children

Michael Pearl and Debi Pearl

It is easy to recognize when a child has had significant interaction with his parents. His eyes are bright and alive with the pleasure of everything happening around him. He is always “in the way,” not wanting to be left … Read more

August 2020
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Encouraging the Adventurer in Your Son

Sharee Moore

I always LISTEN when my boys play together, but I don’t always watch. That mom gene can kick in and I’ll find myself correcting or interrupting their play because it doesn’t look “safe.” My heart likes to run, jostle in … Read more

August 2020
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