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Being Refreshed…by Refreshing Others

Note: Laurel Joyce Griffith frequently writes here on faith and parenting. She left last week for the trip she is describing here. After you finish reading this story, please check out her blog and catch up on trip updates… This weekend I leave for Haiti, where I’ll be serving with a mission team from Daphne […]

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The importance of what we say

6 Strategies for Transformation

(Note: This post was originally published on this site under the title “What Not to Say.”) I’m a talker. I like to discuss political issues, what my kids are doing, the last book I read and where to find the best sales. I like to chat on the phone and with a friend over coffee. […]

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5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Reading This Summer

This week I unpacked my collection of children’s books. In the process, I couldn’t resist opening the covers and turning a page or two. I remembered when my little boys argued over who would sit in my lap and snuggled close so they could see the pictures. A Mother for Choco delighted the busy toddler; Commander Toad made the kindergartener chuckle […]

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Permission to Speak

A few of us have deep relationships that span decades— all the way back to the days of braces and sleepovers. Some of us have friends scattered across the country and we continue to make the effort to stay connected and involved in each other’s lives.

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