Wednesday, January 19 2022 - 3:42 PM

Family Life

From Eros to Agape

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The heart flutters. A dizzy spell discombobulates. Cold sweat begins to cause a sense of uneasiness. Does this sound like the beginning of a heart …

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Challenging Children

Eight-year-old Jessica wasn’t an easy child. A bossy, fussy girl with only a few friends, she frustrated and alienated even those who loved her the …

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What Should I Do?

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When we have the opportunity to support those who suffer or grieve, our words and actions (the things we do) can either be soothing or …

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Bad Breath

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Even your best friends won’t tell you … but my daughter finally did. Bless her heart. We’d driven nearly 3,000 miles together, but it wasn’t …

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Declutter Your Life

Declutter Your Life

In his book, Starting Today, Rubel Shelly says one way to declutter your life is to get rid of stress (within your home and heart). …

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Go Ahead, Say It

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Let me set two marriage goals before you. First, praise your spouse with flattering words at least once a day. And I mean, every single …

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The Accident

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One day, I almost killed my children. And I don’t mean that figuratively. While driving 65mph on a major freeway in Southern California, I failed …

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A Baby’s Joy

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Webster doesn’t usually make for easy reading, but the definition of joy pretty well wraps it up! As a noun, joy is “excitement or pleasurable …

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Money and Marriage

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“What a day!” Joshua and MaryEllen both would have agreed with this statement, except they would have added more adjectives such as fantastic, marvelous, wonderful, …

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Organizing Family Reunions

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Few gatherings are as meaningful and as memorable as family reunions. As families grow and the individual members follow their own paths, family reunions serve …

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