Welcome to Proverbs for Life

Proverbs for Life is the online home of Mandi Parkhurst. It began as a tool to help parents as they raise their children according to the principles found in the book of Proverbs. It has since grown to include personal reflections, encouragement for others, and most recently, examples from her growing photography business. You can still find the activities that started it all. But now there is even more to enjoy.


Two Week Countdown to Haiti

Yesterday marked the official two-week countdown to Haiti, or at least it did when I started writing.  Now it’s like a week and a half away!   I really can’t believe it’s so close. On our way to the health department to get our typhoid fever vaccination last week, I grabbed the mail.  There among […]


You’re Even More Beautiful

Car rides are one of my favorite places to hear the hearts of the small fries.  It may be the confined space or that they think I’m not listening, but I hear some of the best things in the car.   Not too long ago I heard Princess L say to one of Precious A’s friends, […]


I Had No Idea

I had no idea. My mom and I played the “I love you more” game when I was a kid. She would say, “I love you.” I would reply, “I love you more.” She would come back with, “I love you most.” And we would fight back and forth about who loved who most. I […]

Mandi Parkhurst Photography

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