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Being the Story Keeper – Part 4 – Future

As we close the Story Keeper series, it’s time to look to the future.  If we’ve done our job well, our kids know their history and can steep it in grace, and they are empowered in the present to continue to process and learn and use their voice.  Their future is before them, ripe with […]

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Being the Story Keeper – Part 3 – Present

Well, as Story Keepers we’ve talked about responsibly sharing the truth of our children’s stories with them, and we’ve talked about helping them feel empowered in the present. Before we talk about the future, there’s a bit more that we need to cover in the present. It’s time to talk about how we – and […]

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Being the Story Keeper – Part 2 – Present

In Part 1 of Being the Story Keeper we talked about our responsibility as parents to bear and share the stories of our children with them in a way that is truthful, redemptive, and healing. Let’s switch gears now and talk about what it means to be our children’s Story Keeper in the present; now […]

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Being the Story Keeper – Part 1 – History

Being the Story Keeper – Part 1 – History I remember as a child being a little fascinated with my baby book. Perhaps some of you remember looking at yours as well. In an analog world, it was a treasure trove of the things I couldn’t remember, and a view into my parents’ lives and […]

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Couldn’t Have Said It Better

I recently attended a conference about multi-ethnic ministry, which included a few sessions about how to minister well to the multi-ethnic family.  Expect some forthcoming posts around that topic.  In the meantime, I stumbled upon this post, from Jen Hatmaker.  It’s a great place to start.  (Thanks, Jen, for your permission to re-post!)   Enjoy […]

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