Discipline That Works

You probably won’t be shocked to hear that the workshops I teach which address the topic of child discipline are by far the most requested by schools, churches, and parenting groups alike. When I teach my Discipline that Works!!! class at conferences, they are the most widely attended and are followed by the longest question…

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How About That New Year’s Resolution?

For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained in it.~ Hebrews 12:11 (ESV) Before the start of each year, hundreds of thousands of people resolve to make all kinds of changes in the upcoming year.  Some flood gyms…

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The Discipline of Motive

  Motive. That word has been on my mind all month. Every time I tried to write a post on Discipline, that word haunted my typing, my fingers wanting desperately to type an M rather than a D. I just couldn’t get to Discipline. Attempt after attempt. Draft after draft. Finally, I stepped away. I…

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The Discipline Of Minding My Own Business

I have suffered bouts of anxiety and depression over the years, and as much as I know that they are real and rooted in chemical, biological and situational origins, I don’t think I do myself any favors by some of my choices, namely, not minding my own business. To illustrate, I know a gal who…

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