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Archives for June, 2014

Children

An Unforgettable Lesson in Forgiveness


From out of the mouths of babes.

Charlie: Recently, I attended my grandson Devin’s Little League game, something that has become one of my favorite things to do these days. I sat on the sidelines in my lawn-chair enjoying the game with Devin’s parents Cassia and her husband (my son) Jesse and Devin’s younger brother Ashton. One of the things that four-year-old Ashton and I like to do is to wrestle and roughhouse together. I’m usually...
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Commitment

The Good News About Being “In Transition”

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 It doesn't have to be an ordeal.


Webster defines "transition" as a passage or process of changing from one form to another. It has been said that we live in a time of transition, of rapid change, and things in our fast paced society don't show signs of slowing down any time soon. Researchers tell us that the average high school graduate is going to have nine different careers...
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Boredom

Don’t Check Out, Check In! 8 Easy Steps

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Relax. Slow down. Be in the moment. Show up. Chill out.


There’s no shortage of buzzwords or phrases to assist us all to meet the challenge of living in a world that seems to be moving at warp speed most of the time. The problem is that embodying those suggestions is, in case you haven’t noticed, easier said than done, much easier. Ask any ten people if they...
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General

Can this Marriage be Saved?

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 One of the most frequently asked questions that Linda and I have been getting at our book signings and on our radio and TV interviews is "How do you know when to call it quits?" Often, this question comes up earlier in the conversation than questions that have to do with creating a strong and healthy relationship. A lot of people, it seems...
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