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Cultivating Contentment

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Cultivating Contentment in the Season you're In

My husband used to have a medical colleague with a bad habit of complaining: When work was slow, he’d complain that he couldn’t make any money. When work was busy, he’d complain that he never saw his family. Doug suggested that all he really needed was an attitude adjustment. “When you’re working hard, be happy for the opportunity to make… Read more »

Bloom Where You’re Planted

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Love in Bloom - Are you willing to put in the work to really make your marriage blossom?

I’ll never forget my first talent show. I was in fifth grade and could hardly wait to take center stage! I had a nice singing voice, so my parents, teachers, and friends encouraged me to sing a solo for the program. But in my mind, singing was too common, too boring. I wanted to do something unique, something unexpected, something… Read more »

A Sure-Fire Way to Wipe Out Whining

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Wipe Out Whining

If you’ve ever had a child who is given to whining, you know how grating it can get on the nerves of every member of the household. We do our children no favors by letting them get away with such behavior; nevertheless, I think mothers, especially, are prone to make excuses for this bad habit. “He missed his nap. He’s… Read more »