Monthly Archives: August 2013

Love Focuses on the Good

I first met my wife in a Sunday School class I was leading. It was a very small church without enough classrooms for everyone to have a place to meet so we met outside when the weather was nice and … Continue reading

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How to Conquer being Easily Provoked

Several years ago I became aware of how petty and impatient I can be.   Most of the time it has to do with people that waste my time.    One day it hit me while waiting in line to pay for … Continue reading

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Regrets from being Easily Provoked

The things I will most regret with my family aren’t the things I have done or not done, but the things I have said.    When we are easily provoked we say and do things we regret later on.    A lack … Continue reading

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