Category: Create your legacy

When Your Grown Kid Isn't Into Jesus post by Susan Gaddis
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When Your Grown Kid Isn’t Into Jesus

I’m not sure what hurts more, colon cancer surgery or a grown kid who isn’t interested in Jesus. I’ve had both. Did you know that 70% to 88% of kids raised in a Christian home will choose not to follow Christ after they finish High School? If you weren’t a

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Camp Grandma ideas and tips for 2017 post by Susan Gaddis
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Camp Grandma Ideas and Tips

Ready for a new download of Camp Grandma ideas and tips? Good, because we just finished our 2017 camp, and I can’t wait to share it with you. Your Camp Grandma, Cousins’ Camp, Grandma Camp (or whatever you call your special few days with your grandkids) can be in your

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A Father's Day note from Jesus to write for your kids and grandkids
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A quick Father’s Day note from Jesus

Father’s Day. Do those words put joy to your heart and a spring in your step? If not, it may be because: You didn’t have a good relationship with your dad. Your heart hurts for your kids who didn’t have healthy dad experiences. Your grandchildren are growing up without a

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Finding Significant Purpose as a Grandmother by Lillian Penner
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Finding Significant Purpose as a Grandmother

It’s always a pleasure to share these pages with amazing women. Lillian Penner is the author of Grandparenting with a Purpose: Effective Ways to Pray for Your Grandchildren and Co-Prayer Director for Christian Grandparenting Network. When she accepted my invitation to share her wisdom with my readers, I was thrilled.

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How to create a family history book that includes short, fun contributions from your adult kids and grandkids in less than a day.
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How to Quickly Create a Family History Book

I treasure the warm feel of a small child’s head snuggled under my chin after he climbs onto my lap, hands me a book, and says, “Read this to me, Grandma.” Guess what book my 4-year old grandson, Kaius, grabs for Grandma to read to him every time he spends

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Last fall I had the pleasure of spending time with ten amazing women as we each created a book of our personal God stories. Now I'm inviting you along.
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You know that really wild idea I had? Well…

Ya know how sometimes you get a really wild idea, and you want to share it with someone? Not me, I usually do FAR more than share. I draaaag as many people as I can along with me on whatever my latest adventure is going to be. I figure if

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Ever wonder how to tell your story so those you love grab onto your faith?
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What little boys can teach us about our faith story

We had just sat down to dinner when my 4-year-old grandson, Kai, proclaimed, “I pray now. I love Grandma. I love Grandpa. Am! (Translation: “Amen!”) Best grace prayer EVER! Kai was acting out a story that had been lived out before him all of his life. Now he wanted to

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Book of stories post
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Let’s see if it’s meant to be…

Years ago I started collecting Grandma Bessie’s old recipes. My dad had many of them—some written in his mother’s handwriting, others in his. I collected Dad’s stories of growing up in a home without a father, and how his mom supported he and his sister by baking for all the

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How a disappointment can lead to a win

Yes, a disappointment can lead to a win. We’d just turned off the main road past a small cottage and headed up a long hill when my dad dropped the bombshell on me. “Susie,” he said. “I know you’ve wanted to be an exchange student for a long time, but

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cloudy with a chance of blessings
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Cloudy With a Chance of Blessings

I about choked when a few weeks ago I read about the four-year-old little girl abused so badly she had purple bruises all over her malnourished body and dried blood in the corner of her mouth. When asked her name, she quietly replied, “Idiot.” That was the only name she

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