Author Archives: Linda

About Linda

Wifing, Singing, Studying, Counseling M.A. in Biblical Counseling Certified by Association of Certified Biblical Counselors

Because I Said So

It seems this generation of parents finds “because I said so” objectionable. As one website says, One thing is for sure: “Because I said so” doesn’t apply to this generation of savvy-yet-stubborn kids. And millions of parents are at their … Continue reading

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I Can’t Wait Until School Starts!

“I can’t wait until school starts so the kids go back to school.” How many summers have we heard that sentiment from parents? I confess that I thought it a few times, but since we homeschooled I didn’t have the … Continue reading

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Answering “Why” to Your Children

Do you find yourself giving umpteen reasons why your child should do what you just told him to do? Do you find yourself repeatedly explaining why or why not? (This post is part 2 of a series.) I am concerned … Continue reading

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Reasoning with Children? Parents, Don’t Abdicate!

Reasoning with children to obtain compliance without confrontation is a parenting approach in epidemic proportions and prolifically promoted on the web. People propose that children have a basic “need for power.” They suggest empathizing with a child’s anger and resistance … Continue reading

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Departing in Peace: Biblical Decision-Making at the End of Life

Have you thought about whether you want to be kept alive on a feeding tube? More importantly, have you thought about what God’s will in that situation would be? Have you thought about having to make end-of-life medical decisions for … Continue reading

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Alarmed? Love the Lord Courageously  (Psalm 31, Pt 3)

Fear. The word “alarm” speaks of fear, apprehension, fright, or panic. Under the heading “Trust the Lord Knowledgeably” I highlighted David’s exhortation in Psalm 31 in response to feeling alarmed.  That was the opener to a three-part series from Psalm … Continue reading

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