7 Ways To Teach Your Kids About Freedom

Every July we all become more aware of freedom. Yet July 4th is more than just watermelon, barbecues, sparklers and fireworks. Yes, we need to take time to celebrate freedom, but we also need to take time to teach it. As Ronald Reagan said, “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.” Big {Read More}

Freedom | 2 Corinthians 3:17

Saturday Scripture   2 Corinthians 3:17 Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.   Prayer Heavenly Father, I deserve death, but you give life. I was a slave to sin, but you freed me. Thank you for the gift of salvation and assurance that I am Yours. Through you, I AM FREE! May that truth transform my life each day and bring me closer to you. And may my life be {Read More}

Why Zebra Socks Remind Me To Relax

  Why Zebra Socks Remind Me to Relax I should have anticipated what life was going to be like on my wedding day when John revealed that instead of wearing the perfectly suitable black dress socks that came with his tux he was wearing very bold zebra stripped socks. John should have anticipated, too, when I was horrified. Mortified! What if someone saw? How dare he. I’d worked so hard to get everything just so. That pretty much summed things {Read More}

4 Ways to Find Freedom from Past Mistakes

Find Freedom from Past Mistakes Recently I’ve been updating my book, Life Interrupted: The Scoop On Being a Young Mom. It released in 2004, and I know it’s helped a lot of young moms . . . but things have changed. With shows like Teen Mom and 16 and Pregnant, teen pregnancy is more talked about. Other things have changed too. I’ve been mentoring teen moms for thirteen years, and I have new insights. I’ve also changed. God has brought healing in {Read More}

Hope, Trust, and Freedom | Guest Post by Pastor Pete Wilson

There are two very different types of hope in this world. One is hoping for something, and the other is hoping in someone. Eventually everything we hope for will disappoint us. Every circumstance, every situation that we’re hoping for is going to wear out, fall apart, melt down, and go away. When that happens, the question then is about your deeper hope, your foundational hope, your fallback hope when all your other hopes have disappointed. What kind of hope are {Read More}

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