Category Archives: Relationships

Do You Get Tired of All the Blaming?

People don’t move forward by blaming their problems on others. Continue reading

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Why Everyone Needs a Confidant (and How to Get One)

Photo by Cole Hutson on Unsplash John’s wife and two children stared blankly at the living room walls after expending all the tears and angry words they could muster at the moment.  Together they sat wondering, “What happened?”

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The Truth about Feelings

  Have you ever heard the words, “You shouldn’t feel that way?” Do you sometimes feel guilty about your feelings? Life is made up of thoughts, feelings and actions. We know the right way to think (rationally) and the correct … Continue reading

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Do You Need Group Power?

In the beginning God said “It’s not good for the man to be alone” (Gen 2:18) so He created Eve. Before long the first couple landed outside the garden where they struggled with the same hardships and family dysfunctions we … Continue reading

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Could You Possibly Save A Life?

Valentine fun fell a little flat for most people this year. We had to digest news of the Florida school shooting on 2/14 as well as reports of 9 police murders taking place between 2/5 and 2/21.

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Sure-to-Please Gift Ideas for Valentine’s

It’s February! Let the season of chocolates, roses and romance unfold! Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? I just returned from our neighborhood store (Dollar Tree) with a fist full of affordable cards to send to people I love. I’m … Continue reading

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5 New Year’s Resolutions You Don’t Want to Make for 2018

Do you make New Year’s resolutions? I like making them because I know the surest way to accomplish nothing is to aim for it. I’ve resolved to spend more time writing in 2018.

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The Priceless Gift that Won’t Cost You a Dime

We can forgive without incurring cost. In fact, forgiving brings benefit. Continue reading

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How Lighting a Christmas Tree Will Brighten Your Life

Americans love Christmas trees. We see them everywhere now that Thanksgiving is over – on cars, in homes, yards, stores, offices and lobbies.              One enthusiast in Massachusetts got pulled over by state police for … Continue reading

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How to Make Peace with Someone You Care about before the Holidays Begin

Photo by Laurence Cruz on Unsplash Holidays are joyful, right? Not always. We enjoy gathering, giving and celebrating but there’s another side to the story.

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