Category: Transitions

3 Family Dinner Conversation Starters
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3 Family Dinner Conversation Starters

Busy with back-to-school activities? Kinda kicks summer’s easy-going life style out the back door doesn’t it? Daily routines become normal once again. That includes family dinners. And family dinner conversations. You do sit down several times a week to eat dinner together with your kids, right? Families who eat together

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You Like the Fireworks Best post by Susan Gaddis
Death, grief, and heaven

Admit it. You Like the Fireworks Best

Admit it. You like the fireworks best. Especially the ones you get to set off yourself. Especially if you’re a guy. Not me. I had a rocket shoot right next to my lawn chair at the beach one 4th of July, so I embrace the barbecue, swimming, and hanging-out-with-family-and-friends part

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Pray for Your Kids
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Pray For Your Kids. Really.

You should pray for your kids. Really. Especially if you know Jesus. My mother’s prayers and my Aunt Mary Jane’s prayers paved the way for me to know God. I know this because they told me so. Those prayers brought me into assurance of God’s will and grew me up spiritually

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Rap for Parents to Rock Your Day
Raising grandchildren

Rap For Parents to Rock Your Day

Well, it’s about time someone came up with a rap for parents! You know what I mean—all those dirty diapers, drools, school events, and sleepless nights need a shout-out. So to all those who have migrated from couplehood to parenthood, here’s one for you from BluefishTV! (Email or RSS readers—visit my

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Five Easy Easter Ideas to Do With Children - drawing of a family preparing for Easter
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Five Easy Easter Ideas to Do With Children and Grandchildren

Looking for some easy Easter ideas that can become traditions for your family? Since Easter is the most important holiday for Christians, it is a perfect time to offer activities that will leave a lasting impression on our children and grandchildren. So Hello Monday and Hello Easter! I hope you

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Don't Waste Your Life
Aging Parents

Don’t Waste Your Life! { Yes, I’m Talking to You! }

What would it take to waste your life? Disappointment? Loss? Old age? Whatever the reason, you always have a choice. In this short clip from the SkitGuys.com, Bill and Charlie have two different perspectives on growing old. Which perspective will you choose? Don’t waste your life What will be your perspective

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Things You'll Never Regret Doing
Raising grandchildren

Things You Will Never Regret Doing

Have you ever taken stock of the things you will never regret doing? You probably have a bucket list, but do you have a “no regret” list? I’ll bet you do. You just haven’t thought of it before. Regrets You’ll Never Have from It Starts at Home (Bluefishtv) reminds us

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Celtic Christianity at Holy in the Daily
Celtic Christianity

Calvin Miller and the Son Who Became a One-Of-Us

One of my favorite books on Celtic spirituality is Celtic Daily Prayer: Prayers and Readings from the Northumbria Community. The following, from a January reading, has hugged me close. It’s taken from The Singer by Calvin Miller. In ‘The Singer’ Earthmaker and His Troubadour sit down on the outer rim

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