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Outspoken: Katie Leigh’s story

Once you hear the voice of Connie Kendall from Focus on the Family's “Adventures in Odyssey” radio drama you never forget it.

A Mother’s Gift

Mother’s Day is often a blessed day filled with Hallmark cards, chocolate-covered strawberries, and brunch after church. For many however, Mother’s Day is a day of sadness. When I was...

Locating Light Inside the Tunnel of Loss, Part 1

“There is light at the end of the tunnel.” This saying is intended to relieve our angst while experiencing difficulties, reminding us that things will improve. But, what about the Tunnel of Loss that occurs when you lose a child; in some cases, your only child or all your children?

Loving the Little Children

The plight of little children has been headline news in the United States recently. Following illegal entry into this country, immigrant families are being separated upon apprehension. Children are...

Father’s Day Brings Back Memories of My Dad

“My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say ‘you’re tearing up the grass.’”

Happy Mother’s Day, Tummy Mommy

There's a forgotten mother on Mother's Day.  This statement may be hard to believe given the commercialization of a holiday meant to honor motherhood.  More phone calls are placed...

To Romance Your Wife, Consider Her Love Language

Husbands, if you want to introduce a little romance this Valentine’s Day, stop and consider your wife’s Love Language. Author, Ashley L. Jones goes through each of the 5 Love Languages as identified by author Gary Chapman, and suggests ways you can show your wife you really love her.

5 Less Talked About Secrets of a Strong Marriage

As a Christian woman happily married for nearly 29 years and with the same man for 31 years, I’ve learned a thing or two. I refer to them as “secrets” only because the power they possess are often not given enough credit or possibly ignored.

Netflix’s ‘A Week Away’ is a must-watch faith-based musical

A Week Away is a new family-friendly musical that launches on Netflix March 26 and breaks new ground in the Christian film genre.

Netflix’s ‘Penguin Bloom’ has lessons about family, life and death

Sam Bloom was a smiling, energetic mom of three in 2013 who was living the so-called good life. She had reached her childhood goal of...

There’s a new streaming platform — and it’s a great option for families

America’s newest streaming service has hardly any movies and just as few scripted series, yet it’s one of the best options for families yet. Discovery...