Category Archives: Domestic Violence

Hire a Personal Coach

Jack Canfield’s Success Principle #45 Recognize the need for coaching. A personal coach can help us clarify our life purpose, set goals, support us as we overcome fears, keep us on track, change outdated behaviors, validate our successes, and expect … Continue reading

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The Black Wreath, an excerpt from The Road to Forgiveness: Removing the Roadblocks

I sat nervously on a cold metal chair with a small group of women who had all left their abusive partners. Across the circle, a dark-haired, middle-aged woman said, “I’ve been moving from one safe house to another, because I’m … Continue reading

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Violence Never Pays

We are learning this week about how to become more gentle with others as part of my series, Thriving in God’s Garden. Today, I would like us to think about what people lose if they are prone to fits of … Continue reading

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Be Gentle With Your Words

This week, we are learning how to become more gentle people, and today I would like to address the issue of how our speech affects others. This is a continuation of my series, Thriving in God’s Garden. Don’t devour your … Continue reading

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Teach Faithfulness

We conclude this week’s thoughts about faithfulness with some insights about teaching others how to become more faithful. This is a continuation of my series, Thriving in God’s Garden, which is based on Galatians 5:22. Next week, we will learn … Continue reading

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Do Good to Those Who Hate You

We conclude this week’s lessons on goodness with the thought that we should do good to those who hate us. Next week, we will turn our thoughts to faithfulness as we continue our series, Thriving in God’s Garden. These lessons … Continue reading

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A Good Wife is Priceless

We are learning about goodness this week in my series, Thriving in God’s Garden. Today, I would like to look at how the Bible defines a good wife, as found in Proverbs 31:10-31. Space does not permit me to copy … Continue reading

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The Lord is Kind to Us

We continue with our series, Thriving in God’s Garden, with a look this week into kindness. Today, I’d like to focus on God’s kindness toward us. Because God loves us, he is kind to us.In order to learn how to … Continue reading

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