Before Charles Haddon Spurgeon could become the preacher that would lead thousands and thousands to faith in Christ, he had to come to faith in Christ, himself. While both of…
Jeremy and Melissa, a married couple who operated a traveling circus, visited an adoption agency with the hopes of increasing the size of their small family. Of course, the social workers had plenty of doubts and worries about the couple’s suitability for adoption.
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As promised, Jessica brought her new boyfriend, Dylan, by the house to meet her parents on Friday evening. When they opened the front door, mom and dad weren’t exactly thrilled by the young man standing on their doorstep.
An elderly – and very wise – man finally retired and bought a home in a neighborhood near a junior high school. Since it was summer, he spent the first few weeks of retirement in quiet contentment.
But then school resumed…and middle school kids began canvassing the neighborhood.
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Max was diagnosed with severe autism when he was just two years old. His life will never be a “normal” one as most of us define it, and not just because of his mental disorder. He’ll also struggle with the occasional idiot who masquerades as a “normal” adult.
Like this moronic woman in Ontario.
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Pop Quiz: Which kid is most likely to be greedy and judgmental?
The kid being raised by atheists.
The kid being raised by wolves.
The kid walking home from Sunday School.
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So your teenager seems glued to the screen of his or her laptop? Do you wonder if your adolescent might have an addiction to the Internet? If so, there’s a simple test that reveals whether or not they have an unhealthy dependence on the World Wide Web:
They poison your milkshake so they can get more screen time.
Everybody’s been told that Santa is making a list, that he is checking it twice, and that he’s going to find out who’s naughty or nice. But if the truth be told, no one really cares.
That’s because recent studies show that being on the “naughty list” doesn’t actually lower the number of presents kids get, after all.
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John and Lisa were beside themselves with delight when they brought home their first child from the hospital. Little Katy was full of smiles and lovable grunts, and her parents ate it up.
Of course, Katy would come with responsibilities, too.
If you’ve got a mother, chances are, at one point or another she’s asked you, “Were you born in a barn!?” (She was there; shouldn’t she remember?) Maybe she’s said to you, “If you break your leg, don’t come running to me!” (“Umm…I can’t.”) No, it’s not because she’s crazy; it’s because she loves you.
But there are some things no self-respecting mother will ever say to her children.