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Learning How to Encourage Disappointing People to Change

Learning How to Encourage Disappointing People to Change

If a family member or friend does not meet your expectations, what is your primary way of motivating them to change? Do you encourage them toward a better way of living, or do you use other methods like criticism, nagging, and condemnation that tempts them… Continue Reading …

Parenting, Day 11 – Easy Way To Disqualify Yourself As A Parent

Parenting, Day 11 – An Easy Way to Disqualify Yourself

Too often, parents with sinning children focus too quickly on the disruptive child as they bypass their reactions to their disappointing child. Here are two questions that will help you avoid this parenting problem: How would you describe your relationship with the Lord? How are… Continue Reading …

Parenting, Day 25 – A Secret Weapon to Motivate A Child to Change

Parenting, Day 25 Secret Weapon to Motivate a Child to Change

When you think about your heavenly Father, you are immediately aware of His kindness, patience, forbearance, and affection for you. These thoughts about your heavenly Father are fundamental because how He treats you is how you are to treat others, especially your children. Do you… Continue Reading …

Parenting, Day 27 – When All You’re Doing Is Correcting Your Child

Parenting, Day 27 When All You Do Is Correct Your Child

When your children are young, it can seem as though all you’re doing is correcting them. As soon as they begin walking upright and stringing syllables together, there appears to be no right or wrong that they cannot do or say. A parent can quickly… Continue Reading …

Marriage Devotion Day 15 – Do You Push Your Spouse to Christ?

Marriage Devotion Day 15 – Do You Push Your Spouse to Christ

How do you positively or negatively contribute to your marriage? In broad categories, you can help in one of two ways, though you probably assist in both, depending on what is going on in any particular season of your marriage. You can motivate your spouse… Continue Reading …

Marriage Devotion Day 21 – Best Way To Help Your Spouse Change

Marriage Devotion Day 21 – Best Way To Help Your Spouse Change

There are several ways to motivate a spouse to change. In this devotion, I provide you with six of those ways. As you go through this list, examine your heart to see which ones you tend to employ the most often when your spouse is… Continue Reading …