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Thursday, July 29 2021

Dads are to pray for and with the kids, and teach them to pray. One dad spoke of how his prayer life increased dramatically when he learned his bride was pregnant with their first child. One evening, as he listened for a heartbeat, he saw a foot contort the expectant mommy’s tummy. The miracle in process overwhelmed him. Prayers for health and well-being of mom and baby took on a new fervor and he began to include prayers for himself to become the husband and father his new family would need!

Some of the most powerful affirmations on

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Thursday, July 22 2021

Dads are to play with the kids and teach them to play. One picture depicts a dad tossing his young son up in the air a few feet and catching him. The boy is thrilled but the mother is nervous. The picture shows her perspective as if the boy is being tossed fifteen feet up in the air. Then there is the perspective of the boy – he feels like he is being thrown ten feet up in the air and has complete trust in dad to catch him.

Dads nurture through play. A UCLA study years ago documented how kids and adults need eight to ten touches a day for on

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Thursday, July 15 2021

"A majority of American fourth- and eighth-graders cannot read or do math at grade level, according to the Education Department. And that assessment is from 2019, before the learning losses from pandemic school closures" (Jason L. Riley, WSJ 7/14/21). It seems elementary education has lost its focus and effectiveness in teaching children the basics. One of the blessings of the school closures has been the wakeup call it gave parents to the consequences of abdicating education to the schools.

One of the most important thresholds to cross in the elementary school years is on

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Thursday, July 08 2021

Does the 24/7 news cycle confuse or clarify? When statements are made, such as “follow the science”, there is an implication of clarity. The question is whether the reference is to science available for review or part of the science one group may agree with. Whether it is science around Covid-19, climate change or when life starts, it seems confusion percolates while clarity is compromised.

How do you navigate through the confusion? Do you trust on

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Thursday, July 01 2021

“And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.” With that final sentence and fifty-six signatories, the Second Continental Congress unanimously declared independence from English rule 245 years ago. Representatives from the thirteen colonies determined that separation from England was worth their lives, fortunes and sacred honor.

The concept of “Truths to be on

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