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Retarded is Not a Bad Word.

Retarded is not a bad word. re·tard·ed rəˈtärdəd/ adjective *dated offensive* less advanced in mental, physical, or social development than is usual for one’s age. “Special Needs” is a more recent term (that has replaced retarded, along with many...

The Right to Life

I (Robin) was once again asked by Texas Alliance for Life testify before the Texas Senate’s Committee on Health and Human Services.  They are considering a bill that will close the door for ‘wrongful birth’ lawsuits.  In other words, parents can sue doctors,...

Merry Christmas from The Steeles! (family pics)

  We want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a prosperous 2016! Our family loves this season of family, friends, and good food.  We love the dark, cold night of new beginnings when a baby was born in a Bethlehem. Jesus, the light of the world, was born of a...

Kennady turns 14!

Doctors said she would probably live 6months to 2 years. It has now been 14 and she continues to defy the odds by God’s grace. She teaches daily powerful lessons of courage, determination and faith.  If you haven’t read her story, click links in menu to...

A Thanksgiving Plan

The other day, I (Robin) was sitting on the couch after a long day in the office.  I was so tired.  Oddly enough, most of the family was sitting together in the living room downstairs.  Avery, our 9yr old son, said, “Dad, look at me.  I am going to do 20...

How Do We Become Whole?

How Do We Become Whole? Here are the message notes from Robin’s talk at Life Austin.  It is a message based on John 5:1-10 when Jesus made a man ‘whole’.  You can listen to the podcast here. John 5:1 After this there was a feast of the Jews; and...

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