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Serving Difficult People

One Sunday Paula and I were arriving home from church and not only was I tired, but my mind was full of the events that had happened during the day.    We pulled up in the driveway  and I grabbed my … Continue reading

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Kindness is Seen in Meeting Practical Needs

Kindness does little things to meet practical needs.   It is thoughtful, caring and acts without thought of being recognized.    The need is motivation enough to get involved. There is a great example of this in the Bible.   After being in … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from My Mom – Generosity

As I have grown older I am more grateful for my parents.   They are more wise and far more sacrificial than I ever realized as a youngster.    Perspective will do that for you.   So will raising your own children. God … Continue reading

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No Regrets

I’ve been writing about what families can do to be close.  Some seem to think that that those that enjoy good relationships in their homes just happened to be lucky.   I believe it is the blessing of God from following … Continue reading

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Wrong Perspective Hinders Serving

A few weeks ago I was in a business picking up some material that was promised at a certain time and it wasn’t ready.   The manager came over and apologized and took responsibility for the problem and didn’t charge me … Continue reading

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Pride Hinders Serving

What is the greatest hindrance to your serving your family?    There are a number of reasons, but there is one that outdistances them all. The greatest blockade to your being a servant is pride.   Pride makes a person think they … Continue reading

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Insecurity Hinders Serving

The benefits of serving each other in the home are worth the effort and sacrifice.   If the benefits are so worthwhile (relational closeness, joy, reducing conflicts) why don’t we serve our family members?    We need to go deep and … Continue reading

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