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Perfection is the Enemy of the Good

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Perfection is the Enemy, but Easily Thwarted Many of us spend a good deal of time pursuing perfection of some sort.  Thus, perfection is the enemy of our free time.  We try to look perfect, have a perfect yard, or hit a hole-in-one.  There is nothing wrong with perfection as… Read more »

Gain Understanding and Live a Better Life

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Although the focus of this verse is an entreaty to gain understanding, the key is to listen to our elders.  We must not only respect those that have spent more time here; we should gain wisdom from them. Proverbs 4:1-4: “Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction;     pay attention and gain… Read more »

An Interview with Karen Lock Kolp

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Karen Lock Kolp – Her Podcast Means More When You Know Her Story Karen’s podcast is titled “We turned Out Ok,” and although it is perfect for cheering on parents, it is also a description of her.  Karen has a broad experience with young children as an educator and scholar as… Read more »

Episode 82 – Childish Drama and Reverse Inflation

Few Comparisons Leads to Childish Drama We have all heard our child exclaim something is the best or worst.  Although we see it as hyperbole and childish drama, the child may not.  Consider the short time and limited experience your children have had.  That apparent little event can also be… Read more »