A Father’s Advice for Raising Achievers

It’s a new year, and while most people don’t really support the idea of resolutions, we usually like the idea of reviewing your goals, priorities, and plans for the year. Over the holidays, my family had lots of discussions at the dinner table about what we want to focus on and what we hope for […]

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Setting and Achieving Goals

Written by guest author Katie Hayes, Boy Mom, Homeschooling Mom, Public Relations Specialist and Triathlete   I remember one particular dinner conversation from a few year’s back as if it just happened yesterday. As we were passing around the gourmet dinner (just kidding, it was chicken nuggets) we started to go around the table talking […]

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Unwrap Joy This Christmas

Written by Stonebriar Community Church Senior Pastor Chuck Swindoll, adapted from article first published December 11, 2017, Insight for Living   We sing a lot about “joy” each December. Have you noticed? We’ll offer “tidings of comfort and joy,” and we’ll join our voices on carols with titles like, “How Great Our Joy!” and “Joy […]

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Gratitude Treatment for Anxiety and Depression

Over Thanksgiving break, I read the following statistics in the weekly Culture Translator by AXIS.org. “According to the National Institutes of Health, nearly 1 out of every 3 adolescents between the ages of 13 and 18 will experience an anxiety disorder. Whether the culprit is social media, lack of sleep, increased scholastic pressure, or screen […]

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