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The Blinding Power of Denial

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The power of denial is so prevalent that I am sure there will be comments denying it is even a problem. We put on blinders to hide us from unpleasant realities so that we don’t have to face them. Some of us are more habitual than others. Denial is a … Continue reading…

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How to Be a Healthy Family

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Have you woken up and glanced in the mirror only to notice you’ve packed on some extra pounds? You may convince yourself it’s not that bad. Then your phone goes off with a Facebook notification. Your friend from college has tagged you in a “Throw Back Thursday” picture. It’s … Continue reading…

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A Simple 7 Step Family Emergency Plan

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Proverbs 27:12 states, “A prudent person foresees the danger and takes precautions. The simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences.” It is the responsibility of a dad to provide security for his family. The best way to do this is to think worst case scenario and know the … Continue reading…

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The Dysfunction of Bottling Up Emotions

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On August 26, 1883, the volcano Krakatoa unleashed one of the most violent eruptions in recorded history. It produced an explosion 10,000 times more powerful than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima. The blast pushed debris and smoke 6 miles above into the stratosphere, darkening the sky covering a 300 … Continue reading…

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Confessions from an Adult Child of an Alcoholic

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Every time my boss would walk in I would get nervous. I’d bury myself into my computer screen hoping to not be noticed. I felt like an eleven year old in a room full of adults.  The problem was that I was in my thirties. A deeply rooted fear … Continue reading…

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