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Susan Yates

Susan Yates

Susan Yates has written thirteen books and has spoken nationally and internationally on the subject of marriage, parenting and women’s issues for many years. For 11 years she was a regular columnist on parenting for Today’s Christian Woman magazine. Susan is the mother of five and has 21 grandchildren, including a set of quads. She is devoted to sharing her wisdom and experience with moms and wives on her website, Susan Yates, and is selflessly available to those in need.


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Thinking Inter-Generationally

This week I missed my mother. My “babies,” our twenty-nine-year-old twin daughters, Susy and Libby, were home with their first babies, one four months and one fourteen months. Watching my…

Paying Attention

For some time I have adopted the habit of choosing one character trait of our God to focus on each day. Usually I ask God to remind me of one…

Remembering

Have you ever found that when you ponder the past your thoughts run to “if-only”? Or when you consider the future your imagination tends toward “what-if”? Whereas if-only brings about…

Tongue Control

Lately I’ve been thinking about my tongue and how hard it is to control! This is nothing new for me. When I was young and my words often got me…

In Pencil Rather than Ink

One of the things I’m learning in this phase of my Empty Nest is to put my plans in pencil rather than in ink. You see, basically I’m a detail…

Pockets of Quiet

I have an old, faded blue, quilted jacket that has huge pockets. Somehow, just because they are big they always seem to be full of “stuff.” From balled up post-its…

On Waiting

I do not like to wait. I don’t like to wait for things to happen, for relationships to be fixed, for problems to be solved, for enlightenment to come, for…

Incomplete

Our daughter Libby had her first baby early last fall. After being married seven years she was very much looking forward to this incredible gift. Yet at the same time…

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