Strength and Sensitivity of Spirit

Children, tweens and teens, who’ve received nurture to their spirits, have a great inner strength and resolve. This strength is very good as it’s a sign of inner health by being able to stand solid in oneself. It’s also very good as it’s the opposite of weakness and infirmity which Continue Reading

Living Hope for Children with Special Needs

I’m pleased to welcome my friend, Nicole Jansezian, to our blog community porch today. She’s living real hope in real time with her oldest son who is a V.I.P. A Very Important Person who happens to have Down’s Syndrome.  Revolutionary Theology: Therapy for the Spirit by Nicole Jansezian Having a Continue Reading

REPAIR the Generations, CHANGE the World

Who do you admire? Why do you admire him/her/them? What can you learn from them? I’ve always admired the pioneers. Laura Ingalls Wilder and Almanzo Wilder and the men and women like them. I love their integrity, goodness of character, commitment to honor their word, resourcefulness, determination, fruitfulness, patience, joy, Continue Reading

REVOLUTION!

Ready, Set, GO! “It’ll be a task. There’s a good deal of darkness. Many families are in difficulties; the students need a lot of attention. But. You can do it. You are anointed. We will help,” he spoke to us with contagious confidence and joy. “Youth ministry is family ministry, honey. Remember Continue Reading

Fragrance and Food (Part 2)

Another woman smelled flowers in the room when her husband practiced reading verses from the Old Testament in Hebrew.  In spite of his lack of proficiency in the Hebrew language, his desire and attempt to honor God by studying and practicing the original language unlocked the fragrance of the knowledge Continue Reading

Fragrance and Food (Part 1)

Time began in a garden.  Herbs, plants, trees, flowers, and fruits with hundreds of diverse and beautiful fragrances filled the atmosphere.  Later in history, God chose aromatic spices to create the sacred anointing oil used in the Tabernacle of Moses.  The altar of incense was to burn before Him continuously. Continue Reading

Pulse Time – Creative Flow (Part 2)

Most jobs are linear.  School is linear with cyclical interactions.  Some jobs, like filming a movie, are pulse.  While each parent and child has a way God wired him or her to respond to time, each of us must interact in all the different modes of time.  It is helpful Continue Reading

Pulse Time – Creative Flow (Part 1)

Observations have shown that God imprinted different time responses which reflect His nature in the human spirit. They are: linear, cyclical and pulse. Great creative geniuses throughout history most often functioned in relation to time as pulse. Everyone has creativity; everyone has a time when they go into “pulse.” But Continue Reading

Untying the Knot of Sound Frustration

Jack and Jody* had a first-born son with a sound calling who approached life with intensity.  In addition, he had the intercessory calling of burden bearing.  (The birth order of first born and only child will intensify just about everything!)  They tried to keep little Billy at peace, but their Continue Reading

Unusual Change in Behavior

The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.  Even when we nurture our child’s spirit, stay tuned in, and deal with generational issues, sometimes our child has an unusual change in behavior for no apparent reason. In John 13:10, Jesus said, “A person who has had a Continue Reading

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