Mission Summer: The Family Golf Association Tour

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I grew up on a golf course. My dad loved playing and when I was old enough, I was eager to join him. Summer after summer we would hit the course together.  We played as partners in tournaments, had friendly competitions against each other, admired our few good shots, … Continue reading…

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Overcoming Barriers to Responsibility

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Several months ago, stand-up comedian Louis CK hosted Saturday Night Live.  In his opening monologue one joke in particular stood out to me. “I was talking to my friend and he said his girlfriend was mad at him.  I asked him what happened and he goes, ‘Well I guess … Continue reading…

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8 Warning Signs Your Child is Headed for Trouble

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When I look back at childhood, I think about my decisions when I came into my adolescence. The early years were perfectly happy and normal, but the later years led me to places that make me cringe when I think back on it. I can pinpoint the triggers that … Continue reading…

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The Shelter Your Daughter Needs

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One day my daughter and I were playing in a shallow baby pool with a sprinkler.  The sprinkler water came pouring down like rain.  I got down on all fours to play with her and then an interesting thing happened.  She crawled underneath me and sat down – safe … Continue reading…

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5 Attitudes Designed to Help Your Family Live in Peace

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In 1938, as Europe hurtled toward another world war, Britain’s Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, signed the Munich Agreement. Chamberlain remembered World War One only too well, and he desperately wanted things to be different. He waved his little piece of paper at the airport, and he declared he had … Continue reading…

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