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Question: Dear Mrs. Debi, I love your new book, Preparing to Be a Help Meet. I was deeply affected by the phrase, “I can think of nothing I want more than someone to truly love me.” I am a 27-year-old homeschooled girl. My older sister and I have no reason to believe marriage is in sight. Mom is a wonderful person, but still believes it is her total responsibility to guide and protect us as if we were still children. This might be fine and good, but the years have passed and Mom is so much in our faces and… Read More
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Movers or Shakers?

Michael Pearl

Many need a community, a church, a sanctuary, a new start, a place to save their marriage or their children.

December 1997
4 comments

The Return of the Volleyball Bawler

Michael Pearl

As I sat on the sidelines of the volleyball court, I observed a good example of child training.

December 1997
9 comments

One for the Money

Michael Pearl

When we travel, teaching seminars, Deb and I enjoy observing the many different families, each with it’s own unique personality.

January 1997
0 comments

Training Roseanna’s Flesh

Michael Pearl

Twelve-month-old Roseanna has one adoring mama, one adoring daddy, one adoring five-year-old sister, one adoring seven-year-old brother, and dozens of adoring friends.

December 1996
3 comments

Tying Strings Beards

Michael Pearl

Last week when I was mildly suffering from loss of a wisdom tooth, I drifted down to where some of the saints were playing volley ball.

June 1996
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The Folly of Fairness

Michael Pearl

There is a universal tendency to try to make life fair. We tend to think of legislated fairness as equality, when in fact it is inequality. This is so ingrained in us that we equate fairness with justice.

June 1996
5 comments

Broken Insides

Debi Pearl

As we piled out of the car and started unloading, there was a certain air of quiet foreboding over the place…

May 1996
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Rights Are Right

Michael Pearl

I receive many letters and public inquiries on the issue of personal rights.

March 1996
19 comments

Pubermania

Michael Pearl

Mother number One: “I simply can’t understand what has happen to my son John. He has always been the one child I could trust to always do right. He has always been so thoughtful, polite and sensitive to the…

February 1996
3 comments

Training Teens

Michael Pearl

For a teenager it is too late to “train up a child,” but it is not too late to lead them into the paths of righteousness.

January 1996
3 comments