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It really does take 'a village'
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There is an old proverb, "It takes a village to raise a child," which is as true today as when this saying was documented. Dr. Calvin Mackie, in his book, "A View From The Roof," writes about five gifts to give your children: the gift of love, the gift of affection and touch, the gift of discipline, the gift of integrity and the gift of purpose. Those of us who were blessed with the gift of children wondered where God left His book on how to raise children because you can't give them back or trade them in because you didn't get a warranty or a 30-year guarantee.
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