Entries by Chris Sasser

Building Wisdom With the Weight of Your Words

** The following article was copied from www.theparentcue.org. When you become a parent there’s a phrase you start throwing around: “My parents did __________, but I will never do that.” My parents said ___________, but I’ll never say that. I’ll never yell. I’ll never try to cut bedtime short. I’ll never say, “Because I said […]

Work and Family: The Ongoing Tug-of War

** The following article was copied from www.allprodad.com. Every month or so, we hear about someone else “retiring” to spend more time with his children. We applaud him and perhaps even hold him up as an example for all fathers. But in reality, these people are usually politicians, professional athletes or business CEOs. Not all […]

The Parent Your 18+ Kid Needs Now

The following article was copied from www.theparentcue.org. This fall, we sent our youngest daughter of three to college. You’d think I’d have this transition down by now. I didn’t. I cried like a baby. At the most unexpected times. Over obscure memories. Parenting is not for the weak. It’s courageous. Gut wrenching. Beautiful. Death-defying. Life-giving. […]

5 Essentials to Leaving a Legacy That Will Outlive You

** The following article was copied from www.familylife.com. A husband and wife who walked by faith and, consequently, left a legacy far beyond anything they could have imagined, lived in the early 1700s in colonial America. Their names were Jonathan and Sarah Edwards. Jonathan Edwards felt God’s call to become a minister. He and his […]