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Grieving Through the Holidays

Grieving Through the Holidays

The thought of facing the holidays with a heart heavy from the burden of grief can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, there isn’t a fast-forward or even a pause button for grief. Surviving the holidays while grieving is much like surviving life while grieving; it is done one day, one step, or even one breath at a time. Author Julie Grant offers tools to help those who are grieving to navigate the holidays.

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by Dec 5, 2022 No Comments
How Long Do I Have to Wait?

How Long Do I Have to Wait?

One of my least favorite things to do is to wait. But God has given instruction, and even commands, on the topic of waiting. For example, “Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him” (Psalm 37:7). During the upcoming time referred to as “Advent” we are doing another kind of waiting: eager anticipation of the celebration of our Savior Jesus Christ’s birth. 

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by Nov 28, 2022 No Comments
Thanksgiving Ideas to Disciple Your Grandchildren

Thanksgiving Ideas to Disciple Your Grandchildren

The celebration of Thanksgiving is an excellent time to pour into your grandchildren. Often, extended family gatherings occur and the day passes quickly without taking time to personally connect with grandchildren or intentionally pass on faith in Christ. The Thanksgiving ideas are divided into four categories: teaching, crafts, activities, and mealtime and food. Evaluate your current Thanksgiving traditions and determine how you can better use Thanksgiving to make lasting memories and build the faith of your family.

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by Nov 21, 2022 No Comments
4 Tips for Helping Grandchildren of Divorced Parents

4 Tips for Helping Grandchildren of Divorced Parents

As grandparents of children who have experienced the divorce of their parents, we can testify to the painful after-effects on the families involved. We have faced challenges for which we felt unprepared both as grandparents and parents of adult children. Although every divorce is unique, there are some basic guidelines to help grandparents avoid common landmines.

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by Nov 14, 2022 No Comments
A Change of Traditions

A Change of Traditions

For many, when children marry and start having children of their own, the dynamics of familiar holiday traditions are forever altered. This is where you get to decide if you’re going to pine away for what used to be or try something different. 

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by Nov 7, 2022 No Comments
Unleashing the Power of the Spoken Blessing

Unleashing the Power of the Spoken Blessing

Do you remember the rhyme, “Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me?” This defense, sung by children when someone hurls unkind words in their direction, is a lie. While words can curse, they can also bless. When we bless our children or grandchildren, we serve as a pipeline or conduit through which God pours out his acceptance and love.

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by Oct 31, 2022 No Comments
Jesus is the Way, the Truth, and the Life

Jesus is the Way, the Truth, and the Life

All roads do not lead to heaven. The Bible teaches that there is no way to salvation except through Jesus Christ. When Jesus refers to himself as the way, the truth, and the life, he is giving us a better, more meaningful life through him than we could ever find on our own.

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by Oct 10, 2022 No Comments
Grandparents @ Prayer

Grandparents @ Prayer

Anyone who thinks the Bible is boring hasn’t read the twelfth chapter of Acts. When we pray together as the Body of Christ, also known as corporate prayer, we are praying in conjunction with the spiritual discipline of fellowship.

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by Oct 6, 2022 No Comments
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