How Can I Forgive?

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A few days ago I received an email with just one question on it. "How can I forgive?" It was a great question to be asked and I have written a lengthy … [Continue reading]

Saturday Crafty-ness

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I finally pulled my Brother Sewing Machine out of its six-month old box. It was just sitting there, growing out-modeled. The saying, "It's hard … [Continue reading]

Set Them Up for Success

Are you a parent wondering what is the best kind of education for your child where he will learn and be successful someday? Are you a parent … [Continue reading]

Fathers and Children

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A long while ago I wrote an article called "The Lost Boys," in reference to men who have grown up without the guidance of their fathers...No one to … [Continue reading]

Red Maple

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Canadian food isn't common in the Philippines. So it was a treat to be invited to the opening of Red Maple Café Resaurant and Lounge.Here is a … [Continue reading]

Pyrotechnics Up Close

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This was my second time to watch the World Pyro Olympics competition which is held in Manila Bay, facing the Mall of Asia. Last time we got to see it … [Continue reading]

Love Beyond Us

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It is always a privilege when Edric and I are invited to speak at retreats, give seminars, counsel couples, and lead discipleship groups as a team. Of … [Continue reading]

How They Love One Another

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I know my kids love one another but there are moments when this love is demonstrated in ways that amaze me. In the past week I can think of two … [Continue reading]

What’s the Game Plan?

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Do you have a game plan for your child this summer? Would you like them to learn a sport or hone their existing athletic skills? Do you want them to … [Continue reading]

Three Times A Charm in Bataan

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It was our third visit to Bataan but this one was especially fun for the family. First, we got to serve together. The older kids joined Edric on the … [Continue reading]

A Good Run With My Good “Pusher”

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Edric got me to run in a 21K “fun” run yesterday. I know there may be readers out there who have done real marathons and triathlons who think 21K is … [Continue reading]

Dealing With Meltdowns

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When my kids have their once-in-a-while "meltdowns" during our homeschooling, I am faced with two options. The first is to be annoyed, which is a very … [Continue reading]