The Punishment for Lying: Trust

The Punishment for Lying: Trust

No parent wants to believe their child would ever lie to them, or anyone, ever. But unfortunately, it’s going to happen. Perhaps even more than you think, but there are ways of handling it that make the situation better. Every action has a consequence. Whether or not that’s good or bad is out of our control most of the time. Regardless, there is one factor in the lying game we can control. Our response. Imagine for a moment the types of responses that come to mind when your kid lies to you. One of the most immediate responses is to...

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Amy Lacey

Transmitting Personal Grace

Transmitting Personal Grace

Language is important. Life literally revolves around communication. God created the Earth by speaking it into existence. People pay large amounts of money to listen to other people talk. Right now, you’re reading this blog.  With such a high emphasis on communication, it begs the question, how do you talk to yourself? Would you pay to hear someone put you down? Do you read blogs that demean you and call you names? If not, then why do we talk to ourselves that way? Think about it. That last question may sound rhetorical, but I truly want you to think about...

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Peace and Grandpa Pete

Peace and Grandpa Pete

Today is August 11th, and today I bury my Grandpa Pete. Six years ago on this day, I was by my grandma’s side as she passed away. Now I pray they are together in Heaven.  I was close to my grandparents. My Grandpa Pete, who married my grandma the year I was born, was the only Grandpa I have ever known. When I think of my grandparents, I think of the summers I spent in La Grande, Oregon. With them, I learned so much. My grandparents literally lived off the land. They had a huge garden where they grew all their...

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