The Key to Raising Grateful Kids

By Barbara Rainey | October 17, 2022 | 0 Comments

One of the great privileges of my life has been visiting orphanages in places like Russia, China, and South Africa. Taking our children to see those little ones who had no parents, no room of their own, no toys or clothes of their own, was life changing. Through these many experiences we learned that those […]

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We Serve an Amazing God

By Barbara Rainey | September 7, 2022 | 3 Comments

All the kids have gone home, the cake is eaten, and King Farm is now empty … except for the two of us who stayed to finish the cleanup and to rest. But what a weekend it was when all our family gathered together to celebrate the 50 years that Dennis and I have been […]

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Friends & Family June 2022

By Barbara Rainey | June 29, 2022 | 1 Comment

Every month, when I begin to write this letter to all of you, I’m amazed at how full the days of that month have been. Last month was filled with seminary class finals, graduations, and our grandson’s wedding, plus the travel for all these events. June began for us the morning after James’s wedding as […]

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A Prayer for Your Children and Grandchildren … if You Dare

By Barbara Rainey | June 6, 2022 | 3 Comments

In my seminary class on the doctrines of our faith, our professor Dr. John Hannah told a story of how he prayed for his girls when they were growing up. “I used to pray for their safety and their protection,” he said. “Then one day I realized what God would have me pray is for […]

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Friends & Family May 2022

By Barbara Rainey | May 25, 2022 | 0 Comments

Has May become like December for you, too? When our kids were in school I discovered that both months feature packed schedules. Extra events times six (surrounding the end of the school year and then high school graduations) made May on par with December. So this month’s letter will be a small photo album because […]

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