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No Guts, No Glory: Raising Godly Boys in this Upside-Down World

May 23, 2018 by Heather Godfrey in Just for Women
Tags: mom, mother, women

Primary colors and sweat socks. Tools and trucks and testosterone. I have been blessed with boys. Three sons, a husband, a brother, father, brother in law and nephews, two male cats and a dog named Moses. I am surrounded and wouldn’t have it any other way. Hopefully my observations, experiences and mistakes can encourage you as you wade into the fray of directing, discipling and discovering the joy of boys. As my boys become men, there have been three distinct positions I have...

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Front Row Seat

As a missionary in Siberia, Russia for eight years, I was confident that I had a bird’s eye view to what God was doing in the world - at least my part of the world. And I was happy and excited to be a part of expanding the kingdom of heaven. When my family was suddenly and unexpectedly returned to the United States, I was devastated and resigned myself to sitting on the sidelines, watching God use others. I spent several years adjusting to life in America, and not always with a joyful...

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