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Family Life

Love Your Neighbor

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Many years ago, I lived in a small Eskimo village called Gambell, Alaska. Gambell is on an island in the middle of the Bering Sea, …

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Remaining Hopeful

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With every end, there is a beginning. After an exhausting pregnancy, my sister gave birth to the world’s cutest baby on December 30, 2011. And …

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What Wives Need Most

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A wedding day is perhaps the most anticipated day of a woman’s life. Marrying “Mr. Right” symbolizes a new life and a sense of belonging. …

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Changing Jobs

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Like many Americans, you or someone you know may have found yourselves singing the pink slip blues. But it does not need to be all …

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Living Out Our Vows

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I sat across the restaurant table from my husband on Valentine’s Day thinking about how much life we’ve lived together. It was one thing to …

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Piano Man

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During the time my father and I rented a townhouse together, I was playing in a band called “Restoration” with Harley Wong, Perry Melynchencko, and …

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Speak Once, Then Act

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Someone once suggested that the best guide to discipline is just four words long: “Speak once, then act.” My cousin Morris Venden once described an …

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Christmas All Year Long

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I’ve always loved the Christmas season, not so much for the gifts as for the spirit it brings. I always enjoy all of the externals—the …

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Easy Come, Easy Go

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Some years ago, a friend of mine was traveling in the West. He arrived in Las Vegas and checked into a motel. Along with his …

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