Category Archives: Articles on Fatherhood

Could I Be Wrong?

Could our fear of being open-minded keep us from experiencing meaningful community?
Read about one man’s experience of learning to be open-minded. Continue reading

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Under the Rule of Pirates?

Under the Rule of Pirates? I recently read a passage from St. Augustine that resonated with and challenged me to consider more deeply the steps I take as an individual to contribute to building a good and just world that … Continue reading

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The Wrinkled Paper Exercise

The Wrinkled Paper Exercise The Exercise Take two new, unblemished sheets of paper. They should be completely clean of any marks, folds, tears, etc. Now, take one sheet of paper and crumble it up. Fold it over itself multiple times, … Continue reading

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A Grieving Hope

There is perhaps a thread of grief and mourning running through everyone’s life. This grief can lead us to hope, but it can also break us. Learning to recognize and acknowledge grief is necessary for a healthy life. Continue reading

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A Winter’s Fast

Everyone experiences anger. Anger ignored or left to its on device will result in harmful behavior both inwardly and outwardly. It is important to have a plan for dealing with anger. Continue reading

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Middle Childhood: The Feeling of Never Being Enough

Middle childhood rarely gets the attention it needs. Learn about the importance of middle childhood and how you as parents can help create a safe-haven for your children throughout their childhood. Continue reading

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Teaching Our Children to Stop and Think

Intelligence is made up of at least two key components: information processing and information application. In middle childhood, it is important for parents to understand these components of intelligence and how they apply to their parenting. Continue reading

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Whose Hand Did You Shake?

A handshake is a small gesture that communicates value. Let us live our lives out of a foundation of love rather than fear. Let us acknowledge one another, even when we do not agree with one another. Let us reflect Christ in some small way to every person we meet on this journey of life. Continue reading

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Me. You. Us.

We all exist in the world. We all affect one another. This reality cannot be avoided. The question is, how do we attempt to live, knowing we live in a populated world. Do we live in isolation, in unhealthy community, in semi-healthy community, or in healthy community? How do each of these look, and how can we work toward healthier community? Continue reading

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On Doing the Right Thing

Doing the right thing sounds simple enough in concept, but it is quite difficult in practice. Is it even worth the effort? Continue reading

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