Category Archives: Holiness

On Boys: Thoughts of a Preschooler

Do not let your adornment be merely outward—arranging the hair, wearing gold, or putting on fine apparel—  rather let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the incorruptible beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very … Continue reading

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Let all that you do be done in love

“All You Need Is Love.” Definitely a favorite song of mine! While The Beatles came up with a timeless tune, they certainly did not invent the love-is-sufficient concept. In Matthew 22 Jesus clearly articulates the first and second greatest commandments: … Continue reading

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Stop! Don’t Read That!

     I was horrified when I saw what my son was reading! Want to know what I did? I shoved the book back into the library bag.      “Don’t read that.” It’s one phrase I dread saying. I don’t derive any … Continue reading

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Does every book have to expressly mention Christ?

     Every day I strive to teach my children the Bible is a living and active, life-giving book that’s essential to prioritize. We delve into exciting stories of Moses leading the Israelites out of Egypt, Joshua watching the walls … Continue reading

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The Philippians 4:8 Standard

     What are my standards for selecting wholesome materials to share with my children? Philippians 4:8 gives about the simplest answer possible.       Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is … Continue reading

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