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  • Relationships are Not Effecient

    Quality time is important. Being actively engaged with our children in their schoolwork or their activities or by simply reading a book is important. But they need quantity time, too, and lots of it. Even if there’s nothing special on the agenda, they need to know that we’ve chosen to be in the room or […]

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  • Parenting My Grandchildren Before They’re Born

    The way fatherhood is viewed in the future is in large part dependent upon the way that today’s fathers, grandfathers, and father figures handle the responsibilities of this role that has been entrusted to them. Dungy, Tony; Nathan Whitaker (2011-02-21). Uncommon: Finding Your Path to Significance (Kindle Locations 704-705). Tyndale House Publishers. Kindle Edition. I’m […]

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  • Listening to My Wife’s Heartbeat

    Loving the woman in your life follows the same principle of the old county-fair raffle rules: must be present to win. Dungy, Tony; Nathan Whitaker (2011-02-21). Uncommon: Finding Your Path to Significance (Kindle Location 627). Tyndale House Publishers. Kindle Edition. Being in the same room and being present are two different things.  Two people can […]

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  • Honoring Your Wife Through Nurturing Your Family

    Nurturing your family also honors your wife. Dungy, Tony; Nathan Whitaker (2011-02-21). Uncommon: Finding Your Path to Significance (Kindle Locations 599-600). Tyndale House Publishers. Kindle Edition. Every weekday morning, my family has a team meeting.  Christi briefly goes over each child’s schedule, pointing out any activities that may be out of the ordinary or schoolwork […]

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  • Cultivate Depth to Unearth Courage

    Courage can be demonstrated by standing up to the school bully or intervening to prevent someone you don’t know from being hurt. But more often than not, it’s the day-to-day moments of reaching down inside yourself to find the courage to stand alone that can be the toughest. Dungy, Tony; Nathan Whitaker (2011-02-21). Uncommon: Finding […]