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Consolation in Christ is The Best Solution

“The family has requested for you say a few words as they bury their father. You’ll need to be there in an hour. Can you do you it?” That’s pretty late notice for this type of thing, but of course, I could. Although I wasn’t their pastor at the time, …

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I Want More Than a Happy Family. Is That Wrong?

My two oldest sons compete over everything. It drives me nuts. It makes me proud. They fight to near death to see: Who can get out of the vehicle the fastest. Who can stay out front on family bike rides. Who can get clipped up the highest in school for …

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The Most Spiritual Move to Make Is To Not Make One

Want to be happy? If you can pull these four things off, you have a shot. Think of something you need to …

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How to Loot Your Child’s Happiness to Make Your Life Better

A good friend of mine recently contracted the West Nile virus and it almost killed him. He’s a lot better now, which …

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The Best Way to Waste Your Money on Therapy

Albert Ellis defeated his fear of talking to women in a most courageous way. He sat on a park bench at the New …

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Stop Beating Yourself Up. You’re Not the One Getting Hurt.

My English teacher’s tooth fell out during a self-flagellation scene of “The Scarlet Letter”. Mr. Baker got so cracked up by the …

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How to Make Sure You’re as Un-creative as Possible

I’ll never forget watching Shepherd Smith of Fox News break down on live TV as he reported the damage from Hurricane Katrina …