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From the Archives: Broken Purple Crayon


  A couple of years ago, as I was helping our son get dressed, he insisted on holding onto his new favorite purple crayon. Barely used, he just had an absolute attachment to this crayon – and just wanted to hold onto it and marvel in how nice it was. So while holding onto this purple crayon for dear life,…

On Discipline


I’m learning this week that to correctly administer discipline to our children, we mustn’t demand obedience…nor respect. We mustn’t demand anything of our children – demands only breed rebellion. No, disciplining is not bred through demanding…it’s bred through serving our children in love.

That love…is Christ.