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Gear4Goals: Understanding the Experiences of Life

»Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in understanding the experiences of life | 0 comments

Gear4Goals: Understanding the Experiences of Life

What is it about sports that makes it the great equalizer? Why are people so fanatic about sports? Why would a doctor like Dr. Jeff Kahrs travel to Kenya, Africa, with sports equipment for children who lack even the basic essentials such as food and water? Being devoted to my son, but not to sports, understanding the experiences of life has taught me that there is a place for being enthusiastic about athletics. My son, Isaac, made up for the lack of my family’s involvement in sports by participating in:    basketball baseball football ice hockey roller blade hockey Watching him play with his peers, especially ice hockey, never ceased to inspire me. Overcoming ADHD in his youth, sports helped A LOT in equalizing his life to: motivate him to...

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Parenting with Joseph: Encouraging Growth

»Posted by on Feb 18, 2014 in encouraging growth | 0 comments

Parenting with Joseph: Encouraging Growth

When you are encouraging growth, what is real, permanent, and lasting change? When your child changes on the outside or from the inside? From all appearances, Joseph was a slave accused of adultery thrown into prison. It really looked like he was an adulterer. It really looked like he was in a terrible situation. It really appeared as if God had forgotten him. What was really happening? Joseph was learning by experience, which is the best teacher. What experience did Joseph have while he was in those situations that he could reflect upon and avail himself of in being a parent? What experiences have you had that you can reflect on and/or share? Use these stories; be transparent with your children. They will always copy your integrity (what you do and not...

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