Category Archives: 18 Year factor

Weakness is the way

Does God allow us to stay with the idea that we are strong? Continue reading

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Children feel helpless and hopeless when…

When children lose their sense of safety and security. Continue reading

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Do you think they are worse sinners?

Do people encounter a fates in this life (whether good or bad) based on actions in a former life? How should we read the outcomes when people are senselessly murdered or seemingly victims of being in the wrong place at the wrong time? Continue reading

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Challenge to parents

Your strategy will likely change based on the personality, temperament, and challenges of each child. Continue reading

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We too easily forget what we’ve been through

Can you think of a tough time you went through? Who came alongside you and helped you through it? It takes humility to remember gratefully… Continue reading

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How to be a caring friend

Guidelines for being a caring friend – especially when offering counsel to others.

Answers won’t help if we don’t understand the actual problem. Sympathetic and discerning ears are key to caring for others. Continue reading

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Search for meaning and satisfaction

“Why do I have three Super Bowl rings and still there’s something greater out there for me?” Continue reading

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Advice for adult children of divorce

Adult children of divorce (ACOD) face daunting challenges in both life and marriage.

10 helpful points for people who never had the benefit of seeing a loving, committed marriage modeled for them. Continue reading

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We have no power

Make a courageous admission: Some of us need to turn to God and confess, Continue reading

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Expectation→ Disappointment→ Anger → Resentment

Don’t miss seven steps for uprooting bitterness and dealing with revenge. Continue reading

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