Marriage & Family Matters

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Attitude Is Everything

Attitude Is Everything I’ve always thought of myself as being twenty years younger than my actual chronological age.  I think I started thinking this way gradually in my 30’s.  I don’t really act twenty years younger than I really am, … Continue reading

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Great Advice for Older People–Don’t Act Your Age!

  Don’t think your age, either!  The Wall Street Journal had a article recently saying that if you want a sharp mind, don’t act our age..  Based on a large study in France, researchers found that 89% of the subjects … Continue reading

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I’m Back, or Will Be Tomorrow

Well, I am back.  Sorry for the break, but I had an urgent deadline on a book –The Gifts of Life Recovery.  We (Steve Arterburn and myself) got the assignment around June, but didn’t get a contract until mid-August, and … Continue reading

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EBOOK SALE CONTINUED

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Ebook Bargains

I know some of you have missed me, but the postings will begin again soon. I had a book project due and it took all my time, but it’s now finished. This posting is to inform you that the publisher … Continue reading

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More on the “Sabbath”

More on the “Sabbath” As I said in my last post, I got a whole different perspective on the Sabbath as I watched a large group of soldiers celebrate at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.  And here are some of … Continue reading

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A Raucous Sabbath in Jerusalem

A Raucous Sabbath in Jerusalem I didn’t grow up Jewish, but I did grow up in a strong Orthodox Jewish neighborhood.  I remember being asked as a kid to come into a man’s house to turn off the fire on … Continue reading

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The Data on Teen Dating

The Data on Teen Dating Did you know there is a “typical” pattern related to teens and dating?  I didn’t, but I found out about it in a study done to find out the effects of teens starting to date … Continue reading

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When a Husband Isn’t Interested in Sex Anymore

When a Husband Isn’t Interested in Sex Anymore I was asked this question a couple of weeks ago by two subscribers to tv.newlife.com.  Both had good marriages, but when their husbands hit the 50’s, they were no longer interested in … Continue reading

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The Myth of ADHD Meds

The Myth of ADHD Meds Some interesting research has challenged the idea that ADHD meds, like Adderall and Ritalin help boost kids’ grades.   They have been called “cognitive enhancers” for they do improve attention, concentration, and even some types … Continue reading

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