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Embracing my Depression

Depression is much more common that I expected. I remember being at a Men’s Breakfast at my church, and five out of the six men at my table admitted to going through depression. But it is rarely talked about. I tried many things to get rid of the depression – sleeping, fasting and prayer, talking to friends and listening to motivational talks... >Full Story

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Breakthrough This New Year

Are the people in your house about to embark on another set of New Year's resolutions? Encourage your loved ones towards the goal. If you're feeling stuck, here are a few simple, deliberate steps that can help propel you from vision into action. 1. Commit. You might take a step or two in the right direction, but until you are... >Read More



10 Tips for a Less Stressful Holiday

Does your Christmas spirit get lost in the frenzy this time of year? Is your household so hectic during December that it could drive even Bob Cratchit to tear out his hair? Well, you might as well face the fact that not even the Grinch can stop Christmas from coming; so we must learn strategies for surviving the holidays with... >Read More



Holidays Hard On Love?

Did you realize that the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas is the time spouses and family members are most ignored? Why? We get so busy doing things for our families that we don't take the time to spend with them. So take a few moments and express your devotion to each other. Are you mutually devoted? Then declare it! There... >Read More



Celebrating the Holidays When a Spouse Is Deployed

“It’s my party and I can cry if I want to.” This was my attitude when my husband, a Marine pilot, was deployed over the holidays. His four deployments have separated us over four Thanksgivings, four Christmases, and of course, four Valentine’s Days. It was hard, especially the first few times. Then I discovered the secret of not only... >Read More



Facebook for Couples: 8 Things to Do Today

If you've been married for more than a couple of days you've probably already figured out that communication in marriage is really important.  Being intentional about the way you communicate with your spouse sets a firm foundation for a solid relationship. The same rules apply when it comes to using Facebook once you're married.  Facebook is...... >Read More



Feeling Grief

Grieving is a unique experience. It’s a process that is as individual as the people it affects. Oh yes, there are predictable stages … but the experience of losing someone dear to you is truly a very personal journey. Recently I said goodbye to my dear Dad. It’s hard to believe it was only a couple of months ago. I’ve processed... >Read More



A Penny Saved: Ten Painless Ways to Save

In these uncertain economic times, we’re all looking to save a little money, especially if we can do it without changing our lifestyle. Here are ten ways you can do just that. Taken together and applied over even a few months, they could make a noticeable difference to your family’s budget. The “small stuff” pays off. Pennies and nickels...... >Read More


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