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“Parable of the Unmoved Stone”

The Unmoved Rock Once upon a time, there was a man who was sleeping at night in his cabin when suddenly his room filled with light and the Savior appeared. The Lord told the...

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Family Dysfunction At Its Finest

A little over two months ago, our oldest daughter moved out of our home and went to live with a boy she met on Instagram a few weeks prior. Now, to be fair, she is 18 years old...

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Our Unique Family

You would think that one would have to be both confident and experienced to take on the challenge of writing about family functionality, yet I’ve always been very honest about how much dysfunction there...

Antoinette and her daughter smile for the camera

What is the true source of happiness?

Many days I have found myself warning my children to guard against the pop culture message advising them to make themselves happy by fulfilling selfish desires and impulses. Society sends the message that happiness is paramount, is worth pursuing...

Welcome to familyfunctionality.com

The idea for this site first hit me some three and a half years ago, when I used the term “family functionality” in a social media comment. As soon as I typed it, I...