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Suspended Between Heaven and Earth—Fly Fishing on the Madison River

As someone once said, “Every day is a fishing day, but not every day is a catching day!” When I was a little girl, my father would load up my brothers and me in a rented RV and take us up the 395 Highway for a week of lake fishing in the high Sierra. Getting the chance as an adult to go fly fishing on the Madison River was a dream come true.

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Biblical Fathering: On Being Firm

Some dads try to be disciplinarians and end up being harsh. Other dads try to be loving and end up being permissive. In Ephesians 6:4, the apostle Paul instructs fathers on the need to be firm in a measured and biblical way. Here is some practical advice on how dads can lovingly bring up their children "in the discipline and instruction of the Lord."

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Biblical Fathering: On Being Flexible

The father of old was to hold himself above outward displays of emotion, especially where the kids were concerned, and was to be above question regarding his decisions as well. Yet, a biblical dad needs to be flexible by being willing to show how he feels and also willing to admit mistakes when he is wrong. Here is some practical advice for fathers as they seek to fulfill God’s mandate amid the realities of daily family life.

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Welcome Interruptions: The Discipline of Instructing Your Children

Correcting little ones for the same things over and over gets exhausting. Have you ever found yourself thinking, “Why are my children doing this again? They were just disciplined for this yesterday!” How quickly we forget that as parents, we often battle the same sins again and again as well. Here's why you can thank God for these interruptions and see them as moments of grace.

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