Category Archives: Family

Seven Ways to Become a Better GIVER


Christmas is a time of giving.  Santa gives gifts to girls and boys. We celebrate the birth of Christ because God unconditionally loved the world that He gave His Son.  We spend hours in crazy traffic and malls to buy … Continue reading

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how do you want to be remembered?


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How do I want to be remembered when I die? Not something I think about very often… or want to. However, attending a memorial service this past weekend caused me to think about things that I am…

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On Grief and Loss


The anniversary of September 11, 2001 brings to remembrance the 2,996 deaths of loved family members and friends. Today my dad, a combat veteran of the Marines, returned home to Axehandle Lake (above photo) to live out his last days … Continue reading

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24 People Who Are Really Nailing This Parenting Thing


Parenting is hard work. We get no training to be a mom or a dad. As young parents, my wife and I devoured everything we could on how to be good parents: we read books, listened to cassette tapes (Yes, … Continue reading

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How to Say Goodbye


Goodbyes fill much of our life. Being part of an international organization and global community, our family has had to say goodbye to many friends. On the other hand, relationships are what make life rich. Isn’t it much better to have loved, … Continue reading

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