11
Aug
2020

How to Endure in Marriage

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God Knows Our Name, Angie Ryg, Family matters, Grace Based Parenting, Dr. Tim Kimmel, family matters blog

It’s easier to endure in marriage if we… -Keep in mind there are people depending on us (a great cloud of witnesses.) – Keep ourselves unencumbered from foolishness (sin that so easily entangles us.) -Resist veering off the course God has laid out (the race marked out before us.) -Keep our eyes on the finish […]

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07
Aug
2020

10 Ways to be a Great Classmate

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This school year is going to look very different than ever before. But, whether your kids are distance learning, returning to school in person, or some hybrid of the two, being a good classmate is more important than ever. 1. Be a friend to everyone in your class, not just the popular kids. 2. Invite […]

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07
Aug
2020

Episode 28- 8 Secrets to a Happy Family

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Create Traditions Eat Together (Rally Round the Table) Play Together (Get into the game) Work Together (Clean up as a clan) Encourage One Another (Enhance one another’s egos) Pray Together (nurture a spiritual side) Show affection to each other (hand out hugs) Laugh Together (look for laughter) Links and Resources: For more information about creating […]

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23
Jul
2020
22
Jul
2020

Episode 26- Blueprint: COURAGE

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Congressional Medal of Honor, Purple Heart- these people are heroes that demonstrated courage. When you stop to think about it, courage is a greater challenge in the little things than in the big. Although it takes unusual courage to die for something, it takes even great courage to live for something.  As parents, I don’t […]

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17
Jul
2020

Episode 25- Blueprint: ENDURANCE

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The world is filled with idealist starters but seriously lacking in determined finishers. That’s the difference between discipline and endurance. Discipline gets people going. Endurance enables them to go the distance. A marathon is a perfect example of endurance. Raising children is a marathon! Marriage can feel like a marathon. Endurance keeps us going when […]

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10
Jul
2020

-Success looks inward; true greatness looks upward, then outward. -Success is about my agenda; true greatness is about God’s agenda. -Success accommodates selfishness; true greatness celebrates altruism. -Success is about receiving; true greatness is about giving. -Success worships what it sees in a mirror; true greatness grieves over what it sees through its windows. -Success […]

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07
Jul
2020

Untethered

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I’m a word girl.  They sort of speak to me.  And a few days ago, I came across an article that used “untethered” in a description.  All of a sudden, I was finally able to articulate so specifically my emotional state over these weeks in this strange reality.  Yes, that’s it! I felt untethered.  Disconnected […]

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1. Show up for practice on time, with a good attitude, and ready to work hard. 2. Decide at the outset that you love (not just tolerate, but love) every member of your team (athletes, coaches, trainers and assistants). 3. Never shortcut of minimize warm-ups, distant runs, and cooldowns. These are more than just conditioning. […]

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Grace Based Parenting, Inside Out

1. Have a joyful faith. Believe big. Trust huge. Let your children see a belief in God that makes you a much happier and more agreeable person to live with.2. Be actively involved in a thriving church. Find a church that exudes a mighty joy and an exciting attitude toward God.3. No matter what church […]

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