Tag: Behavior

Grumbling: A Heart Issue

It’s usually associated with mumbling under our breath, disgruntled words or sounds, and a sense of visible (and, I’d say, audible) displeasure. I’ve been before the LORD the last couple weeks with this topic (check out the last post for more), and He’s pressing… Continue Reading “Grumbling: A Heart Issue”

Practical Parenting Tips for Discipling Kiddos–Part 2

I said I’d take her to the store that day to look for jeans. When it was nearing time to go, I checked in to make sure she’d gotten her homework and job done (some people call them “chores,” but we call them “jobs,”… Continue Reading “Practical Parenting Tips for Discipling Kiddos–Part 2”

Practical Parenting Tips for Discipling Kiddos

Parenting…It feels like a constant chess game, doesn’t it? Over the years, my husband and I have approached parenting many different ways. One way has worked with one kid, but not another; so, we’ve had to “re-strategize.” Each child has moved into different phases… Continue Reading “Practical Parenting Tips for Discipling Kiddos”

What’s Love NOT to Do?

According to Psychology Today, “When doctors and therapists teach patients to turn negative thoughts and worries into positive affirmations, the communication process improves, and the patient regains self-control and confidence. But there’s a problem: The brain barely responds to our positive words and thoughts.… Continue Reading “What’s Love NOT to Do?”

Tethered to the Holy Spirit

Early last school year, we saw a man and woman, running side by side together, attached with a tether. I hadn’t seen anything like it! The only thing I’d seen that was somewhat close was those little backpacks littles wear that tether them to… Continue Reading “Tethered to the Holy Spirit”

Transformed or Conformed?

It’s been said that after a husband and wife have been married for a long time, they start to look like each other. Maybe it’s especially so, if they’re best friends, as it’s also been said that best friends’ faces start to look alike!… Continue Reading “Transformed or Conformed?”