Parable of Spilled Milk

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Spilled Milk: Atonement Analogy One day, when my daughter was about 4 or 5 years old, she wanted to have a “big girl” moment. She was wearing her cute little dance recital dress from last year at the time, so when she climbed up onto the kitchen counter, her red tutu stuck out so cute! […]

4 Simple Ways to Stay Motivated During Down Times

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One of the hardest things to do is to stay motivated during down times or in the off season.  I know because it is one of my biggest challenges. So, here are 4 simple ways to keep your fire burning: Take a break from whatever sport you compete in.  “Absence makes the heart grow stronger.” […]

Pray and ask, “Father are you pleased?”

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“Father, are you pleased?” (I had the following ponders as I reviewed this week’s Come Follow Me  lesson) Have you ever worked on a project for a while, with a lot of heart, but felt like you didn’t get anything worthwhile done, and possibly feel like you went backwards? This is how I felt after […]

Teaching Children about Healthy Intimacy

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Parents play an integral part in establishing healthy attachment and developing balanced intimacy for children. Here are three guidelines to help teach children. Parents play an integral part in establishing healthy attachment and developing balanced intimacy for our children. According to Walker, Busby, Lovett and Carol, Experts on human intimacy, balanced intimacy is comprised of […]