Eternal Moments Blog


5 Things Your Teen Needs to Know About You!

Were you a  "pretty good" kid? Were you honest with your parents? Were you always honest, never lied? Did your peer group's opinions, beliefs, and actions influence you? These are questions I ask parents of teens during a workshop or coaching session. I find it helps...

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7 Toxic Compliments to Avoid Giving Your Child

It feels so good to get that affirmation in terms of a pat on the back or the enthusiastic atta boy/ atta girl-- the proverbial thumbs up. But... there are some compliments that are not life giving. Some can be quite toxic. Here are  seven compliments to quit giving...

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day. A time to reflect on the thought that freedom isn't free and to remember those who sacrificed for our freedom. If you know or see someone who has served or is serving in our military-- bless them by saying, thank you.  Have a blessed weekend. ~Lori Photo...

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A Summer Bible Study for Your Teen!

Friends, Summer is right around the corner and many of the activities the kids have participated in are coming to a close. Some of you may even have a child who is getting ready to leave for college. To get a head start on summer before it slips by--- organize some...

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What Are the Seven Deadly Sins?

Friends, Most of us have heard about the seven deadly sins but most of us don't really know much about them. If you have wondered how they came to be, where they are in the Bible, what specifically those deadly sins are found in scripture, if deadly means...

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Here, Now

Dear Readers, Meet my friend Kate Merrick. I met Kate this past fall. She and I have been part of a mastermind  group with The Open Door Sisterhood for women in ministry. I can tell you Kate knows how to live life to the fullest. She also understands the deepest...

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How to Help Your Teen Navigate the Online World

  Friends, I have the great pleasure of introducing you to my friend Christine Carter. Some of you may recognize her name. Many of her articles can be seen over at Her message is positive, faith-filled, real, and typically contains a...

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A Prayer for Holy Week

  Holy week is here. In keeping with the tradition of my blog,  here is a poem and prayer from my dad.   Have a beautiful and blessed Easter. ~Lori           Dear Jesus, That day is fast approaching There is no place to hide. That day filled with your suffering My...

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