At Focus on the Family Canada, we support families in a variety of formats. One of the ways is through our series of original articles, which we publish for free online each month. In case you may have missed them, here are links to a few of our latest articles related to marriage and parenting, as well as to faith and culture.

Domestic Abuse Awareness Month
At Focus on the Family Canada, we are dedicated to bringing healing and restoration to couples who are struggling in their marriage. But God’s design for marriage never included abuse, violence or coercive control. In light of November being Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Canada, we want to address this often overlooked and misunderstood topic. In the following articles, counsellor and author Darby Strickland addresses three types of abuse in marriage:
What is sexual abuse in marriage?
What is spiritual abuse in marriage?
What is financial abuse in marriage?

Women of the Reformation: Marguerite de Navarre
Poet, playwright, diplomat, cultural leader, royal adviser, patroness of the arts and learning. Marguerite de Navarre was equally at home hosting her culturally thriving royal court or engaging in international intrigue. She was a prodigiously gifted woman who moved in the circles of power and stood at the crossroads of the Renaissance and the Reformation. Click through to learn how she was used by God to promote cultural excellence, defend the faith and protect those who proclaimed it.
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Women of the Reformation: Olympia Fulvia Morata
The life of Olympia Fulvia Morata traced a brief but brilliant trajectory. She experienced both the prestige of being a child prodigy, and the sting of falling from favour and enduring persecution for her Protestant beliefs. Learn more about this remarkable woman who contributed much to the Reformation.
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How to answer your child’s faith questions
Kids ask some hard questions about faith, like: Is Jesus really God’s son? Why did Jesus have to die? Why should I obey God? Why is following Jesus so hard? Be ready with an answer to those questions by reading this two-part article.
How to answer your child’s faith questions – Part 1
How to answer your child’s faith questions – Part 2

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