Tuesday, July 5 2022 - 2:02 AM

Family Life

Be Consistent

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Have you ever caught yourself disciplining your child today for something that last week you let slide? Or constantly changing the house rules because of …

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The Storyteller

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Jesus is one of the greatest storytellers. The gospels are filled with His parables that have lessons far more significant than what appears to be …

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Beware of Jealousy

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According to the Oxford American Dictionary, jealousy is being “resentfully suspicious of rivalry (like your lover); resentfully envious which is being discontent or ill-will over …

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Garage Sale Etiquette

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Just call me the Miss Manners of garage sales. Contrary to popular belief, I believe a yard sale is not an anything-goes, no-etiquette-needed free-for-all. As …

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Concern for Others

A few years ago a world-wide media event served as an illustration of how our society does not want us to get along with each …

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Big Gamble

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If you gamble, you could lose a lot more than money. Three teenage boys huddle over a cardboard box at the store counter. “It’s only …

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The Hidden Path

Months go by, and I’m stumbling blindly, arms outstretched. There’s a path promised to me, but it somehow remains unclear. How frustrating it is to …

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My Daughter

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It was a two-for-one deal. The day I got married, I got a husband and a six-year-old daughter—instant wife and mother. It was rocky at …

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Finding Safety

Even in the best divorces, kids live divided lives in which they struggle to understand their parents’ behaviors, negotiate tangled family systems, and develop values …

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