The Will To Dominate

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The following article deals with a very important subject that we have touched on before but never discussed in detail—a child’s will to dominate. I chose this letter because it so clearly represents the many letters we receive. Though this mother has a good attitude and represents her responses as calm and controlled, she has failed to properly train. She is perplexed because her younger daughter is not so dominant. She feels there is something different about this one. All children occasionally manifest a will to dominate, but only a few are as intense as this child. Things can get… Read More
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Depression Grooving Research

Debi Pearl

Science has proven that there is no such thing as “can’t help it.” Mike and I knew all through these 50 years of counseling, but what could we say to someone who came to us for help? Call them a liar? Tell them they could help it if they’d just repent and turn to God? In most cases they were too entrenched behind the wall of inability and victimhood. Oh, the beauty of having a new weapon against this age old self-deception. Now we can say, “Let’s go get a scan of your brain. I’m paying.”

August 2018
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The Old Paths: Hope for the Family

Michael Pearl

Question from a Father: I have raised three girls and they all turned out well. My last child is a boy who has just turned fourteen. I am seeing signs of trouble and need some advice. I don’t think I … Read more

August 2017
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I Choose Joy

Kelsie Steele

It’s been a long time since I’ve seen her, but to this day she remains one of the most beautiful people I have known.

February 2017
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My Favorite Way to Start Each Day

My Favorite Way to Start Each Day

Kelsie Steele

Every morning that dawns is like a new opportunity to start fresh, to try new approaches and make new decisions. That’s why I love to start each day seeking my Creator’s face.

October 2016
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God Defines a Good Person: Three Needful Things

God Defines a Good Person: Three Needful Things

Debi Pearl

God has shown us what is good and what is required of us. So much of our religion is not required by God; some of it is not even good.

August 2016
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Learning God Cares About Little Things

Learning God Cares About Little Things

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

I remember the first time I asked for details in a prayer and God knocked me off my feet in surprise. He cared even about the little things

August 2016
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Teenagers Ask

Teenagers Ask…

Michael Pearl

I am struggling with my faith. I don’t understand why God takes kids and good people up to him at such a young age. I’ve written Christians

August 2016
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Why Are My Teens Rebellious?

Why Are My Teens Rebellious?

Debi Pearl

Why did this happen? Why do some young adults manifest disrespect and dishonor? How can a parent do everything right and still suffer rebellion in their teenagers?

April 2016
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Confidence When Facing Temptation

Confidence When Facing Temptation

No Greater Joy Ministries

They never used the term, but looking back I was being taught a form of “sin management” and was never given hope that I could be free from this sin.

December 2015
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Preparing To Be A Help Meet

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Shalom (Pearl) Brand

This is from the Preparing blog site. The girls are discussing Shalom’s article in the Sept/Oct 2012 NGJ magazine, “Where Are the Men?” It caused quite a stir.

October 2012
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