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Chapter 3:8-22
Chapter 3:8-22

1 Peter 3:8-22 Healthy relationships require some important key elements: harmony, sympathy, love, compassion and humility. Take a deeper look at these elements in this study. Related Links Verse-By-Verse Commentary 1. What qualities should define all your relationships? 2. How are you to respond to everyone? Why? 3. How can fear play a role in how you […]

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Jesse James 21C Villian
Jesse James 21C Villian

The chorus of  “I’m Bad Like Jesse James” is a simple refrain: “‘I’m mad, I’m bad, like Jesse James.” The Jesse James referred to in the song is the 19th century bank robber. It is a different Jesse James who has been in the news recently, but in the eyes of many the modern Jesse […]

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Empathy Matters
Empathy Matters

Video provided by The RSA Empathy fuels connection, sympathy drives disconnection. For many people, the first reaction when we hear that someone is going through a tough time is to cheer them up or start by using those dreaded words: at least. We’re trying to make it better, but that approach can actually make things worse. Rarely […]

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They Will Know We Are Christians By Our Empathy
They Will Know We Are Christians By Our Empathy

Video provided by The RSA Empathy fuels connection, sympathy drives disconnection. For many people, the first reaction when we hear that someone is going through a tough time is to cheer them up or start by using those dreaded words: at least. We’re trying to make it better, but that approach can actually make things worse. Rarely can […]

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You Can Help A Grieving Heart
You Can Help A Grieving Heart

Oh, we talk about the best cold medications and if cherry cough syrup tastes better to kids than orange. We can recommend preschools and sneakers. But the hardest part of parenting is the least often discussed. The roughest aspect of being a parent is losing a child. Then we clam up. We don’t want to […]

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Making Your Best First Impression
Making Your Best First Impression

There are four areas to make a good, first impression: What do I look like? Your facial expression, your posture, your eye contact, your dress. What do I sound like? Vary your volume – to make a point, speak softly. Watch the rate of your speech and the inflections. What do I say? Use good […]

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Steven Slater, working-class Hero?
Steven Slater, working-class Hero?

How do you handle the stress you encounter at work and home? Yesterday Steven Slater, a flight attendant for 20-something years, finally lost his temper with the rude airline passengers he no doubt encountered on a daily basis: The incident took place just after the Jet Blue flight landed when a passenger stood to remove […]

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What’s a Kid  to Do When Parents Hate Each Other?
What’s a Kid to Do When Parents Hate Each Other?

Sometimes the animosity between separated parents is so thick, you can cut it with a knife. In such cases both parents deflect blame on the other while denying or minimizing their own contribution to conflict. In some instances the allegations of both parents are  unfounded. The parents are like oil and fire and simply do […]

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Tips on Staying Safe…for Women
Tips on Staying Safe…for Women

I learned from my children’s karate classes that the elbow is the strongest point on your body. If you are close enough to use it, do! If you are ever thrown into the trunk of a car, kick out the back taillights and stick your arm out the hole and start waving like crazy. The […]

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6 Facebook Tips for Engaged Couples
6 Facebook Tips for Engaged Couples

You changed your relationship status to “engaged.”  You posted status updates and pictures about every detail leading up to, during, and after popping the big question. You have filled news feeds with notices of each and every one of 136 different wedding-related Facebook pages you now like. We get it, you’re tying the knot! Want […]

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