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Some Divorces Need Funeral Ceremonies

I found an interesting story recently about divorce parties in Iran.  As the country’s divorce rates rise to near 20%, the celebrations are becoming more popular and extravagant.   999 more words

Awake Living

The Adams Family and Thanksgiving

The Adams’ Family

(San Antonio, Texas, circa 1973)

It was the fall of 1973.  The year before dad had left the pastoral ministry and moved our family to San Antonio, Texas.  391 more words

Rev. Shane L. Bishop

A witness to myself

A reader asked why I speak my truth to my passive aggressive husband.  Why bother?

To answer the question regarding why I speak my truth to him, it’s because I reply or respond in truth to his words or behaviors, or to explain my own boundaries or choices. 505 more words

Covert Abuse

Rebuked by a 2 year old

A few weeks ago, my son was doing something he should not have done. I can’t remember exactly what it wS that he was doing wrong but I remember coming but the bedroom door and seeing him do something wrong. 161 more words

Daily Living

A package deal...

After yet another tongue-lashing from his ex, yesterday my husband sent her a letter. I still can’t believe that he actually sent it. It was a 2-page letter supporting me and my role as a step mom and basically telling her to back off and stop criticising me! 449 more words

Blended Family

Respect Our Weekends

Now that we have two out of my three stepchildren living with us full time, our weekends off are particularly precious to me. Four days a month that my husband and I can enjoy each other without the stress, demands and conflict that goes with a blended family situation. 780 more words

Blended Family

Free Book -- 2 Days Only!

I am pleased to announce that I have written a new book — The Homeschool Guide to Raising Prayer-Filled Kids. It lays out a fun and easy step-by-step plan for forming consistent prayer and Bible reading habits in children, all in the home school setting. 131 more words