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  • Protecting our Girls A look into the issues facing our youth today shows an increasing need to protect our youth. Elayne Bennett discusses the attack on young women’s self-esteem.  Bennett uncovers truth about the high rate of girls that are victims of dating violence, rape, alcoholism, bullying, and more. What can be done to protect our girls? Here ...
  • Self-Control: The Forgotten Virtue Self-control does not get a lot of positive attention in today’s mainstream culture. However, according to research, self-control might just be one of the best virtues a parent could instill in their child. Culture teaches children that everything should be instantaneous. Yet, self-control has more proven long-term benefits than our culture would ever care to ...
  • A Bridge to Conflict Resolution in the Abstinence Movement Being a leader that furthers the abstinence movement means you will inevitably run up against severe criticism, or, at times, you may be attacked personally. In situations of conflict, it is very easy to forget that at the heart of the issue is not a person, but an idea. When someone attacks you because you ...
  • What Do Marriages and Snowflakes Have In Common? Surprisingly, marriages and snowflakes have an underlying commonality: their uniqueness. Not one snowflake is exactly like another. In the same way, no person is going to be exactly like another person; therefore, a marriage, composed of two exquisite and unique individuals is never going to look exactly like another marriage. Alexandria Lopez reminds us, “…marriages ...
  • Let It Go! Singles, your past does not define you. Let today be the day that you choose to let go of the past and failed relationships, regrets, and disappointments. Launch out into a brighter future! Learn from past mistakes but don’t let the past hold you captive. If you have regrets from going “too far” physically, commit ...
  • Tips For Leaders In The Abstinence Movement As you serve as a leader in the abstinence movement, it is important to note the that the best type of leader will be: “…enthusiastic, passionate, genuine and energetic… also care about helping each member of the group reach his or her full potential.” Always keep in mind: people don’t care how much you ...
  • Have You Encouraged Your Spouse Today? Communication is essential to having a good marriage. According to Dr. H. Norman Wright, marital communication should be composed of active listening. Show your spouse that you desire for them to be heard and understood. Some examples include: • Listen attentively, don’t be distracted by multitasking. • Give your spouse encouragement by validating them as an individual. • Share ...
  • Modesty Helps Girls Attract Quality Guys Mainstream culture encourages girls and young women to dress immodestly by saying, “If you got it, flaunt it!” This mentality not only encourages girls to disrespect themselves and their bodies, but also, encourages them to market their appearance. If you attract a guy based solely upon your looks, sex appeal in particular, you will inevitably ...
  • Culture Says It’s OK to Celebrate Divorce Divorced couples are now encouraged to “celebrate” their divorce…together. That’s right, together. Society at large is now encouraging couples to divorce and to then host a “divorce party.” The divorce “party” is meant to celebrate the former marriage, as well as serve as a means for the individuals to celebrate moving on in their separate ...
  • Abstinence Helps Individuals Recover From A Breakup Doctor Hansa D. Bhargava validates the actual physical and emotional aspects of a broken heart that results from a breakup. Suffering from a broken heart can be excruciatingly painful. The myriad of emotions that result from having been sexually active in a now terminated relationship creates even deeper levels of pain and grief. The emotional ...