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Conquering Holiday Hassles — Part 2

Please welcome back Dr. Laura Petherbridge, who has for several years poured her life into teaching and ministering to families worldwide. Today we continue her post from yesterday — Conquering…

Where is Home?

I just returned from a glorious week stateside. I got to travel all alone to my home. I am from small-town Texas. I love it. I got to go to…

Why Should I Forgive?

In his groundbreaking book “No Future without Forgiveness,” Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa details the sorrow that South Africans suffered under decades of apartheid. Their journey had a global…

Private Pain

A few weeks ago, I had lunch with a friend who told me a very sad story. Her married daughter and son-in-law have been communicating passionately all the mistakes they believe…

Being Normal

I received a note from a good friend who is reading the book Susan Yates and I wrote, “Barbara and Susan’s Guide to the Empty Nest.” She wrote, “Read more of…

Cousin Camp

My husband John and I recently hosted our 3rd annual “Cousins’ Camp.” It was exhilarating, , enlightening and exhausting! This year we had 8 campers ages 4-12.They dubbed themselves “the exceptionally awesome eight!”

How to Learn to Love Your Husband Again

A couple weeks ago, Barbara shared with us how to find purpose again as a woman after your kids have left the nest. Going hand in hand with that is…

Rejoicing in the Empty Nest

I just talked to my daughter. Ashley has five — count them — five boys! They are all 10 and under. She was telling me today how tired she is. Bless her. I listened and tried to…

Family Reunions and Kids

Is an extended family gathering on your calendar for this summer? Most of these events are planned by middle agers who want their kids and grandkids to know their cousins, aunts, and…

She’s Really Not Coming Home

Our youngest just completed her one year post-college internship. For months, she’s been talking to us about where she will live and what she wants to do when she is on…

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