Monthly Archives: February 2015

Tell It Like It Isn’t

My youngest daughter has the gift–which at times is a curse–for telling it like it is. Molly has no problem with “speaking the truth,” but the “in love” part can be a bit tricky. To be blunt, she’s, well, blunt. … Continue reading

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Secrets

“Our secrets,” counselors often say, “make us sick.” It’s true. Anything harbored and hidden can lead to poor emotional or spiritual health. From ignoring a conflict in marriage, to hiding emotional wounds in childhood, denying a pain doesn’t make it … Continue reading

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Redwoods

The California Redwoods tower 300 feet overhead, and average 30 feet in diameter and 94 feet in circumference. The tallest of them all is nearly 380 feet—more than six stories taller than the Statue of Liberty! To put it simply, … Continue reading

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Make a Wish

On the chalkboard at the Blackbox International house, the counselor wrote a discussion question for the boys: If you could have one wish, what would it be? How would you answer? And if you asked your kids, what would they … Continue reading

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