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Focus on the Family Radio Broadcast -Empty Nest, What’s Next? : Parenting Adult Children Without Losing Your Mind

Originally posted on Empty Nest, What's Next? Parenting Adult Children Without Losing Your Mind:
I’m so delighted to share the Focus on the Family radio broadcast link to my interview where we talked about all aspects of empty nest parenting. The entire day we spent visiting the Focus facilities was like a dream come…

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How Our Thoughts Control Our Life

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If you’re anything like me, you’re awfully grateful that your private thoughts don’t magically appear above your head in those cartoonish bubble-like pictures. Awfully glad. If people knew the crazy thoughts that sometimes run through my brain…they’d run away. Fast.…

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Making A Little Difference

It really is the little things that make the most difference in our lives.   The first cup of coffee of the day. The grocery store line you speed through fast. The lights you make on the way home. The first bite of a luscious dessert. The phone call from a friend you’ve been missing.… Continue reading Making A Little Difference

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The Grass Is Always Greener…Through Prayer

Originally posted on Empty Nest, What's Next? Parenting Adult Children Without Losing Your Mind:
My thanks once again for David Jeremiah’s timely and always challenging essay on prayer. Just what I needed to read this morning since I woke up at 3:00am again mulling over some tough stuff in my life…and stayed awake until…

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Appreciation: A Truly Humane Art

Originally posted on Empty Nest, What's Next? Parenting Adult Children Without Losing Your Mind:
The difference between appreciation and flattery? That is simple. One is sincere and the other insincere. One comes from the heart out; the other from the teeth out. Dale Carnegie in How to Win Friends & Influence People There is…