A father and his daughter had a very close relationship and they spent a great deal of time in each other’s company. Then one day, the father noticed a change in his daughter’s behavior. If he suggested they go for a walk, she excused herself from going.
When I was little, one of the best times of the year was when the Sears Christmas catalog arrived. I could page through that toy section and dog ear all the possible items for my Christmas list. When I was very young, it was usually some sort of baby doll that I wanted.
"Kind words are like honey, sweet to the soul and healthy for the body. " – Proverbs 16:24 I recently posted a particularly goofy photo of my wife and my cat on Instagram. Friends and family "liked" it, a few commented on it, affirming its goofiness. It was all fine and good.
Successful companies, churches, sports teams, and marriages have more good than bad happening, but they get better because they are willing to address the issues that are not quite right. Yes, 98% of things may be going well, but that 2% needs to be addressed or it could jeopardize the other 98%.
I'm Holley Gerth, author of You're Already Amazing. If we could have coffee today, I'd say, only God can tell us who we really are. Tell me who I am. Isn't this request the whisper of our hearts? We look for the answer in friendships, in romance, in jobs.
For most parents a trip to the movies with the kids is a pretty typical occasion. But for some families going to the movies is something they've only dreamed of, until AIM made it possible for them.
My mom did what she could to send me off to adulthood prepared for the laundry challenges that would come at me like the waves of water swirling around in those cool front-loader machines with the big glass front.
If I were a silent voice inside your head helping you to build healthy relationships, you might hear me whispering in your ear something you’ve heard all your life: it’s "The Golden Rule. " That’s right, it comes straight out of scripture from Matthew 7:12, "Therefore however you want people to treat you, so treat them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
"Ike! Get away from the window!" I can still hear my mom's voice coming from the next room as I pressed my head against the glass and watched the incoming storm.
Several years ago, a government official was invited to be the commencement speaker for a small college in South Carolina. The auditorium was filled with students excited about the opportunity to hear a person of her stature speak.