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24
Mar
2014

NOT Mother of the Year

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Grace Based Parenting, Mother of the Year, Dr. Tim Kimmel, Guilt

  Let all that you do be done in love. 1 Corinthians 16:14   I hate to be the one to break the news on this but there actually is a “Mother of the Year” award. As much as I always told myself there wasn’t, there actually is.   But who made motherhood a competition anyway? […]

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21
Mar
2014
How do I live sufficient grace, Sue Birdseye, Dr. TIm Kimmel, Grace Based Parenting

  Ever had a lyric or a verse stuck in your head? There is one in my head. “But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’”  2 Corinthians 12:9 Over and over it runs through my head reminding me that God is enough. I […]

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20
Mar
2014
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Chalk it up to a middle class with more discretionary income or simply the mega-trend toward specialization, but more and more of us are hiring other people to do things that used to be our responsibility. This is especially true when it’s something that doesn’t fit into our busy schedule, something we don’t enjoy doing, […]

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19
Mar
2014

Spiritual Photosynthesis

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Spiritual Photosynthesis, Edy Sutherland, Dr Tim Kimmel, Grace Based Parenting, Family Matters

  As a mom of two little girls I consider their salvation as crucial as my responsibility to provide food, clothing, and shelter.   I often consider how to guide my younger children to develop ownership of their faith in Jesus without me coercing or controlling them.   In Dr. Tim Kimmel’s book The High […]

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17
Mar
2014

Learning How to Love

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Learning How to Love, Stepfamily, Stepmom, Stepson, Family Matters, Grace based parenting, Laura Petherbridge

If I’m being totally honest there were times in my early years as a stepmom that I didn’t even like my stepsons, much less love them. To me they appeared spoiled and pampered, plus everyone in my husband’s family seemed to tip-toe around their wants and whines. This was the total opposite of the extremely […]

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14
Mar
2014

Marriage and Meltdowns

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meltdown, grace filled marriage, dr tim kimmel

I had a meltdown the other day. A major meltdown – tears, yelling – the whole nine yards. Those of you who know me are probably picking your jaw up from the table right now – thinking two things. One, she always seems so calm and collected.  I had no idea she was capable of […]

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11
Mar
2014
Mommy Grace, Darcy Kimmel, Grace Based Parenting, Dr. Tim Kimmel

The buzz around Family Matters lately has been about the The Grace List. In a fresh and profound way, Tim has been writing and speaking lately about how to take the grace that we receive from Christ’s death on the cross and bring it home to our relationships with our children and our spouses. I […]

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10
Mar
2014

Joyfully Ever After

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Ever After, Family Matters, Grace Filled Marriage, Grace Based Parenting, Dr. Tim Kimmel

  I know I’m not supposed to because of all kinds of reasons, but I love fairy tales.   And, I like the versions with beautiful princesses with good taste in shoes and the noble princes who can’t live without them.  German literary superiority has nothing on tiaras and white steeds.  Who doesn’t love a good […]

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07
Mar
2014

Waiting for God to Remember

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waiting for God to remember, God, Family matters, Grace Based parenting

    I want you to build an ark, Noah. A what? There is going to be a flood, Noah. A what?     God asked Noah to create something that no one had ever seen because He was about to do something He had never done. And, Noah? Well, he was obedient and did […]

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Advancing Grace, Family Matters, Grace Based Parenting

The long term impact of attending a Grace Based Parenting Conference: Over 10 years ago Aaron and Amy Witsoe attended a Grace Based Parenting conference. Although they enjoyed the event and took home a few resources, as the years went by, they forgot where and how they had learned the tools they were using to […]

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