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How Happiness Happens: Accept One Another

How Happiness Happens: Accept One Another

It’s hard to know the best way to respond to people who represent your “opposite you.” Do you ignore them? Leave the room when they enter so you don’t say something you later will regret? Share a meal and discuss your differences? Dismiss your differences? How do you find and show acceptance toward someone when

Love, Skip, Jump: Start Living the Adventure of Yes

“Honey, you don’t like to go anywhere but the day spa. The fact you want to go to east Africa is astonishing.” “God obviously wants to take a vacation with you.” With me? Understand, I spent a lot of my Christian life planning events for my family, friends, women’s groups, and marriage retreats so people could build relationships or maybe

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The Value of Handmade Gifts at Christmas

And remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ – Acts 20:35 (NKJV) A couple of years ago, during a time of dreaming with God about my life, I wrote down, “I will hand make every gift I give for Christmas.” It is a lofty goal that

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Teaching Older Siblings to Care for Younger Children

Teaching older siblings to care for younger children is especially important to my family. My four children’s ages span a range of about eight years. My oldest is closing in on 13, and my youngest is about to turn five in just a few days. My first three children (often referred to in our home

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