What we have here is a failure to communicate


When I lived in Boston, Ma I visited a new Church where I encountered problem—I don’t speak Chinese and the brother who was trying to welcome me didn’t speak English. I mean I can say “Thank you” – “Hello” – and “Goodbye” but that is the extent of my Chinese. Which brought up another problem even if I could have spoken the language, He only spoke Taiwanese where I would be speaking in Mandarin   The solution? He pulled a software peron in which he spoke Chinese, and the this other person spoke to me in English. The process reversed as I responded in English and the man spoke Chinese. The software allowed us to communicate clearly, even in different languages.

At times, I feel like I’m unable to communicate and express my heart when I pray to my heavenly Father—and I’m not alone. Many of us struggle sometimes with prayer. But the apostle Paul wrote, “The Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what ...

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THE “YES, MOMMY” GAME



I love this idea!!! Taken from https://meaningfulmama.com/day-4-tip-of-day-yes-mommy.html

Kids respond to games.  It is how they learn.  The game I made up is simple and effective.  We went outside (can be done indoors too), and I had them run around.  When I called out their names, they were to freeze and yell back, “Yes, Mommy?”  Then, I would give them a command like, “Sit on the grass!” or “Grab a leaf and bring it to me.”  Their next response was suppose to be, “Yes, Mommy.” They would then hustle to do the task as quickly as possible.  We played this game for a bit, and they had fun racing each other.

I gave a brief talk when we came inside about saying “Yes, Mommy!” throughout the day as mommy asks them to do something.  ...

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It's Time to Change the way we think about mental health.

  Mental health around the world seems to have a sigma in the way we as people view it. 

So what is mental health?

That's a great question and I'm glad you asked.  Here is what mental health.gov say's about it. "

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.

Over the course of your life, if you experience mental health problems, your thinking, mood, and behavior could be affected. Many factors contribute to mental health problems, including:

  • Biological factors, such as genes or brain chemistry
  • Life experiences, such as trauma or abuse
  • Family ...

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