Marriage & Family Matters

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Another Book Deal

I’m sorry for not telling you how to order the ebooks when they are on special.  Only the ebooks – for your Kindle or Nook or IPad or IPhone–not the hard copies.  Order from Amazon, or your favorite place to … Continue reading

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One Way to Divorce-Proof Your Marriage

One Way to Divorce-Proof Your Marriage How often do you actually celebrate your spouse?  How long since you’ve gone out of your way to show your spouse you care?  If it hasn’t been at least since yesterday, you might be … Continue reading

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How Stress Becomes Depression

How Stress Becomes Depression Depression is an everyday experience for many.  About 15% of the population struggle with its crippling effects at any given time.  For years, depression has been defined as a chemical imbalance in the brain.  While that … Continue reading

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Free ebook – Today Only

Free eBook. Today, January 9th only,  you can get a free ebook copy of my book You Are What You Think. Sales of that book are over 350,000, so if you don’t have it, now your chance to  get a free … Continue reading

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The Power of the Tongue

The Power of the Tongue Who of us hasn’t had the experience of saying something we wished we hadn’t said?  It’s a universal issue, and it has been for centuries.  Ini the book of James, we readabout the difficulty we … Continue reading

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No New Year’s Resolutions For Me

No New Years Resolutions For Me It’s that time of year.  The old year is almost gone and the new year marks a new beginning.  So it’s time to write out your New Year’s resolutions.  Not me!  I’ve lived long … Continue reading

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Living Until You Die

Living Until You Die I recently participated in a “Celebration of life” service for a friend.  He loved golf, and he died just after he had hit probably his best drive ever.  Those playing with him said he watched the … Continue reading

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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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