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Melinda Laging

Multi-generational Relationships

The Bible is full of stories of the younger generation being mentored and taught by the older generation. We are meant to live this life with a variety of people supporting us.

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Melinda Laging

Melancholy Monday

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and pink is coming back full-swing. Some girls don’t love the flowers, the chocolates, the teddy bears and fancy dinners. Here’s 9 ways to survive Valentine’s Day, when you’re just not that into it:

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Alicia Hayes

Let Someone Else Carry You

Our culture values independence and doing things our own way. But, we need relationships in our lives to carry us through the ups and downs.

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Emily Sullivan

Defining a Healthy and Good Relationship

In order to have a good relationship, first you must define “healthy relationship.” Proverbs 13:20 says, “Whoever walks with the wise will become wise; whoever walks with fools will suffer harm.” A good relationship is one that complements the character of one another while challenging each person to help them grow stronger and closer to the Lord.

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Alicia Hayes

Love Changes

Most Americans know the story of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. In this story, Ebenezer Scrooge encounters three ghosts that make him realize that he was living a life teeming with hatred, resentment and bitterness and he needed to change his lifestyle and his heart. Some people criticize the story, saying that no one can change their heart overnight. While people do not change overnight, love still changes people nonetheless.

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Melinda Laging

Show Me The Father

Whether you have a good relationship with your father, or not, the Kendrick Brother’s documentary Show Me the Father inspired some journal ideas. We encourage write about your relationship with God, as well as your understanding of Him. Here’s nine questions to help you start:

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Rebecca Matthews

How to Overcome When Divorce Devastates

Judy and Rich are typical parents who have become distant and argue a lot. Their problems lead to a decision to divorce. Not an uncommon scenario in today’s world. Jamie, their thirteen-year-old daughter, and Peter, their ten-year-old son, are caught off guard when Judy tells them what’s happening. They react differently.

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Ginny Grimsley

Silent Night: Celebrate a Cell Phone Free Christmas

This holiday season; make a pact with your parents to take a break from their cell phone – doing the same yourself – replacing it with fun new traditions and gaining incredible memories. Here are some helpful tips on how your family can unplug:

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Rebecca Matthews

A Teen’s Perspective on Divorce

I’m Jamie, thirteen year old daughter of Judy and Rich Parker. Peter’s my younger brother. I don’t know what happened that night after Mom stormed out, but something definitely changed. Months later, the difference was obvious.

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Melinda Laging

Dealing with Extended Family

It’s Christmas Eve and your Aunt, Uncle and cousins just rolled into your driveway for a short visit. Your grandparents have been staying at your house all week. Every year your parents insist on celebrating Christmas with their family, but it’s such a miserable experience. 

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