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Family First

A few years ago, a friend of mine was working on his P.H.D. while he was also working full-time at this job.  His studies and work kept him away from home most of the time. One night, when he came home late, he saw a picture his daughter had drawn. The title of the picture

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“I Do.” Marriage vs. Living Together

I believe in marriage. Marriage is a commitment that should be taken seriously. It’s not something that we decide to give up on because we just don’t feel the same about our spouse as we once did. Feelings come and go but making a commitment to be and stay married is just that…a commitment. As

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Worry

“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.”  Corrie ten Boom I was honored and privileged to have known Corrie ten Boom while I was in Seminary.  She lived close and I remember visiting her as I sat at her feet and listened to her teachings. She was a

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Loneliness

Feelings of loneliness can creep in, even if we are in a crowded room.  If you let them, those feelings can get ahold of you and create sadness, worry, anxiety, or any number of feelings that won’t allow us to live in peace. If you are feeling emotions of being alone, misunderstood, or maybe even

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Detoxifying Your Relationships

I believe relationships are one of the most important things we have as human beings. And as such has tremendous impact on us emotionally and spiritually. Positive healthy relationships are one of the most rewarding and satisfying of all human experiences. BUT, on the other hand, a toxic relationship can tear you down and destroy

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Raising Positive Children

One way to make sure your children are inspired and encouraged is to speak good words to them.  When our children were growing-up with had a list of affirming words that we would make a point of speaking into our children on a daily basis. I urge you to have a similar list for your

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Psych Yourself Into Health

Psychoneuroimmunology is the study of the interaction between psychological processes and the nervous and immune systems of the human body. It provides scientific proof of how the psyche can affect the body’s natural immunity, with positive or negative consequences.   The power of positive thinking and psychoneuroimmunology has proven to work for me when striving

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Exercise Benefits

The benefits of exercise are numerous. Just to name a few; you will sleep better, think clearer, and be healthier in every way if you exercise.  If you aren’t involved in a regular exercise program here are a few suggestions that might help: 1. Find exercise you enjoy doing. Research and learn about the various

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Hints for Healthier Relationships

Do you want to have deeper more honest relationships and a lighter conscious? Here’s a few helpful hints:  Honesty is one important way to build a healthy relationship. The next time you feel like voicing an opinion, go ahead and do it. Trust your instincts. Frank answers-in kindness and in a spirit of love, and constructive

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