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I want to thank the wise young mom who brought the question all parents of future leaders ask about our strong-willed children. “I’m a mild-mannered person who has an extremely strong-willed children. How do I cope?” more
They were called “greasy spoons,” those folksy diners of yesteryear. Printed menus were limited, but waitpersons had their slang menu “down pat.” The one I remember best had a single line of stools, and patrons typically waited in outdoor lines for weekday “lunch runs.” more
Just when parents shiver with excitement because school is back in session, a sneaky little thing happens. Normally happy children come home all droopy. Worn out is one thing, but what if kids get a little hostile, too? Smart parents immediately ask perceptive questions. more
On Tuesday, Aug. 15, the first called Special Session of the 85th Texas Legislature came to a end. The Special Session brought about significant legislation to benefit public schools in Texas, according to "The House and Senate came together to provide relief and necessary funding for our school districts and retired teachers," said Nichols. "Right before the Special, I met with superintendents, retired teachers and educators from across Senate District 3 to discuss what they wanted me to focus on during this session. The passing of House Bill 21, which I was proud to support, addresses many of their issues." more
Glen Campbell made the most of his decision three dozen years ago when he accepted Christ, was baptized and rose to walk in newness of life. He was led beside still waters, restored and ultimately able to cope with Alzheimer’s. He dealt with life’s final storm on even terms during most of his last six years. Aren’t we glad the gardener at his Scottsdale, AZ, home invited him to church? The rest, as is said, unfolded in storybook fashion. more
My tendency to mislabel my kids surfaced when our middle child was less than a year old. She knew her own mind from the moment she arrived on the planet, but she wasn’t talking yet. more
If you were driving recently in picturesque Palo Duro Canyon, don’t think the high elevation was getting to you, hallucination had begun or that your eyes were in trick mode. Pshaw, it really may have been a 103-year-old man zooming down the zipline. More specifically, it may have been Elvin Howell from the Carillon LifeCare Community in Lubbock. more
On behalf of the Board of Trustees, welcome to our 21st year! As I was thinking about my comments today, an image came to mind. In fact, it’s an image that reoccurs periodically at the most random of times. more
It kinda bugs me that worldly people think they know it all when it comes to sex. As if Christians never have sex! Christian info about sex ought to be easy to find. Sex matters. Let’s say so. Of course, as believers we don’t necessarily go around talking about sex. On the other hand, Christians have children. So, someone figured out something, right? It’s so important for Christians to join in the public conversation about sexual issues in a positive way. more
I take no joy in alleging the shortcomings of others. On land or sea, I typically choose “fluffy” topics devoid of controversy. My intent is to provide gentle humor for all readers, despite their station, religion and/or political leaning. more
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