3 Steps to Becoming a Wise Daughter-in-Law

By Barbara Rainey | May 8, 2023 | 1 Comment

All six of our children had adjustments and challenges with their in-laws. Everyone does. We did too. My mother-in-law and I could not have been more different. It seemed we had nothing in common. Her favorite hobby was fishing. She loved watching golf on TV. Both activities were foreign and of zero interest to me. […]

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Avoid These Three Mistakes to Become a Wise Mother-in-law

By Barbara Rainey | May 1, 2023 | 0 Comments

Why is it that one of life’s most difficult relationships is often between a mother-in-law and a daughter-in-law? Or sometimes a son-in-law? Most of us have high hopes for these relationships before they become official. We imagine getting along, spending time together, and liking each other. And yet all too soon individual relationships suffer from […]

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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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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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