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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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Marriage: Sharing the Pie

Michael Pearl

Love doesn’t keep accounts. It doesn’t keep score. When we start keeping score, it’s a game—a game where we are counting winners and losers. More than anything we want our fair share of the pie, and if we don’t feel we are getting it we accuse, mistrust, and feel misused. Faith relationships can’t be built on selfishness or accusations.

October 2019
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Give Him Some Slack, Not Flack

Debi Pearl

When I look around at the marriages that are really sweet, I see that the lady of the house cuts her man some slack. Giving slack is just acknowledging that he deserves to be allowed to be who he is.

June 2019
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The Screens Between

Michael Pearl

How do you continue to be submissive when your husband is passive? We have always disagreed where our children are concerned; I’m a disciplinarian and he lets most everything slide.

April 2019
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Answer From a Former Enabler

Anonymous

OK, I have a question. How should a wife handle the husband if he blames her for all discomfort he feels? If she tries to point out that it is his own issue, he gets angrier and verbally and emotionally … Read more

April 2019
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From Our Mailbox: “He’s Happier Than I Have Ever Seen”

A friend of the ministry

Neither my husband nor I began well with relationships. This is a third marriage for each of us. I recently read your book Created to be His Help Meet, and I wanted to write and share my story with you and tell you what a blessing this book has been to me and my marriage.

April 2019
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My Husband is a Calvinist

Michael Pearl

Mike advises a confused reader whose husband has become a Calvinist. Spoiler alert: their marital problem is not one of doctrinal differences.

February 2019
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The Boys of Boston Shall Lead Us

Debi Pearl

Through a study done in the 1970s, we learned the single most determining factor in how to have a happy life.

February 2019
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To Train Up a Visionary?

Karen Sargent

A reader asks: how can I encourage my Visionary husband to focus his creative abilities when doing anything steady is an almost repulsive idea?

February 2019
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Blessings

Michael Pearl

If I had my life to live over again, knowing all that I know now, I would do many things differently; but having lived in the blessings of God, I cannot imagine being more blessed or having any more joy and satisfaction out of life.

December 2018
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The Most Gracious Miss Grace

Debi Pearl

Miss Grace lived in a tiny apartment adjoining my grandmother’s big rambling home. I remember many times sitting at her small, fold-down table having a cup of tea from one of her tiny tea cups.

December 2018
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