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Control is Possible

A friend of mine recently seemed surprised when I told her that my husband is able to control his behaviour even when his bipolar symptoms take over. 626 more words

Badder Than Most...

“…whoever shall smite you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also.”

How irritating would it be if you slapped someone on the face and instead of flinching in pain or springing up a well of tears, they simply turned and pointed at the other cheek? 132 more words

Life Lessons

"Go on, take a bite . . . who will it hurt?"

” . . . She also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it.”  (Genesis 3:6b)

Last week in Genesis 3: 6a – we discussed how Eve was tempted by Satan. 557 more words


On the Limits of Willpower

Lately there’s been a lot of research on willpower and one of the big discoveries has been that it’s finite. Turns out we only have so much available each day, and every time we use it we deplete it just a bit. 591 more words


Children (Both Big and Small) Learn What They Live

Children Learn What They Live

By Dorothy Law Nolte, Ph.D.

If children live with criticism, they learn to condemn.

If children live with hostility, they learn to fight.

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The Bad Things

I have anger issues. It’s not something new – though most people who know me are probably completely unaware of it. I cannot face conflict, or stress, without bottling it and bottling it, and only taking off the stopper when I get home and letting it all pour out onto my poor husband. 607 more words

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