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An Essay on Fatherhood


Fatherhood means so much more than just giving life to a life unlived, it means dreaming of things yet undreamed, and sustaining hope in a hopeless world.  It means being there for my children through thick and thin, and not … Continue reading

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Blacks should embrace NRA gun proposal


Blacks should embrace NRA gun proposal.

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Can Sandy Hook bring clarity?


Can Sandy Hook bring clarity?.

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Are You Mom Enough? Yes, I Am!


Are You Mom Enough? Yes, I Am!   The question was recently asked on the cover of Time Magazine, “Are you Mom enough?” The illustration on the cover was of a mother breastfeeding her 3 year old son.  I found … Continue reading

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What Happens to Children Born to Adolescents


Here’s a few stats I thought were interesting on teen mothers and their children.  This is more reason for adolescents to remain chaste until marriage.  There’s no shame in remaining a virgin till you’re old enough to be responsible for … Continue reading

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Birth Control Versus Natural Family Planning: A Choice for the Christian Community


“In the hours of conception every aspect of the genetic inheritance for a new individual will be determined once and for all: to be a boy or girl, with brown, or with blue eyes, fair or dark, tall or short; … Continue reading

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Life is Precious, Don’t take it for granted!


Before I formed you in the womb I knew you; before you were born I chose you… Jeremiah 1:5 Here is an awesome documentary showing the development of a baby in the womb. If you are pregnant, please choose life … Continue reading

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Becoming a Proverbs 31 Woman in One Month- Week 3


Day 15: Read Proverbs Chapter 15. Memorize: Who can find an honorable wife?  She is worth far more than anything money can buy. Her husband can trust her with all of his heart. He won’t lose anything for which he’s … Continue reading

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Becoming a Proverbs 31 Woman in One Month – Week 2


Week 2 Day 8: Read Proverbs Chapter 8. Memorize: Who can find an honorable wife?  She is worth far more than anything money can buy. Her husband can trust her with all of his heart. He won’t lose anything for … Continue reading

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Becoming a Proverbs 31 Woman in One Month- Week 5


Day 29: Read Proverbs Chapter 29. Proverbs 31:27-31 Memorize: Who can find an honorable wife?  She is worth far more than anything money can buy. Her husband can trust her with all of his heart. He won’t lose anything for … Continue reading

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Becoming a Proverbs 31 Woman in One Month – Introduction


Scripture Reading: Proverbs 31:10-31 Who can find an honorable wife? She is worth far more than anything money can buy. Her husband can trust her with all of his heart. He won’t lose anything for which he’s worked hard. She … Continue reading

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Is TV an American Idol?


TV viewing in America is taking an unprecedented amount of time away from our families. If this is the case in so many families, has it become an American Idol? Do you devote more time to watching television each week … Continue reading

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Another Little Angel


About miscarriage or the loss of a child. I carried a baby for a little while Then God took it, but with a smile For another little angel graces His throne And our baby we’ll embrace when we go home … Continue reading

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It’s in His Blood


A poetic look at the life and dedication of a police officer. I married a man some years ago He was faithful, loving, and good But his work was what he married first A policeman’s life was in his blood … Continue reading

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On Working Mothers


A brief look at why mothers may or may not want to work outside the home from a Christian Perspective. Many mothers attempt to find a compromising balance between working at home while their children are preschool age and reentering … Continue reading

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On Discipline of Children


The subject of discipline is one of conflict in many families today. Clear guidelines need to be agreed on and implemented for peace to reign between the family members and especially between the two parents in a family. Mothers, more … Continue reading

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A Father’s Day Thought


We Thank You . . . For all the things that fathers do To make your children’s lives sweet For all the dreams you made come true When sunrays dreamy eyes greet For all the times you made the difference … Continue reading

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An Essay on Motherhood


An Essay on  Motherhood ©2005 Sis. Kimberly Hartfield, B.S., M.S.           Motherhood means seeing each of my children as individuals, loving them as equals, respecting them as little people.  It means not seeing their imperfections as permanent flaws, but as … Continue reading

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Women Caregivers of the Sandwich Generation


  Women Caregivers of the Sandwich Generation The Sandwich Generation is a generation of people (mostly women) who care for their aging parents while also raising their own children. Carol Abaya, who coined the phrase sandwich generation, describes three types … Continue reading

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