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May 4, 2023

As a mom to three adult children, Deborah Porter knows that small moments of intentionality can have a lifelong impact on children. In this episode, Deborah equips fathers with real-life examples and ideas to trust God, take leadership, and pursue work/life balance. 


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Key Takeaways


  • Insert your presence into your family as much as possible, even if you’re not physically there. 
  • If there is a riff between you and your child, be the one to reach out first.
  • You never know what you’ll unlock when you willingly choose to forgive. 
  • Dads can take leadership in three key areas: fun, prayer, and household chores. 
  • Acknowledge your fear, but don’t parent out of fear.


Deborah Porter


Deborah Porter is an influential voice and media contributor on parenting and motherhood. She and her husband, Clif, have been married for nearly 34 years and have three adult children. Deborah provides resources and coaching focused on the intersectionality of work, life, and family.


Key Quotes


  • 6:49 - "There are always going to be things that are going to want to pull you from your commitment from where your heart really wants to be. Just be really intentional of protecting what's really special."
  • 17:16 - "We oftentimes don't know what we unlock when we willingly choose to forgive... So many times just the act of obedience just unlocks so much more that God has for us."


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