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Remove the Roadblocks to Forgiveness

My View of Forgiveness I like to think of forgiveness as a winding road over rough terrain. Along the way, we encounter obstacles that may deter us, force us to turn back, or make us more determined than ever to … Continue reading

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Start Now and Just Do It!

Jack Canfield’s Success Principle #63 Don’t let your fears hold you back. So many survivors of abuse and trauma let their fears hold them back, and they never even try to achieve their dreams. Oliver Wendell Holmes, former U.S. Supreme … Continue reading

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Learn More to Earn More

Jack Canfield’s Success Principle #36 In today’s lesson, Jack provides some practical suggestions for acquiring the knowledge we need to achieve our goals. Some simple changes in daily routines can substantially increase our level of success. Decrease your television time. … Continue reading

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How Can I Manage Anger?

Anger is often the biggest roadblock to forgiveness. Since it’s Anger Awareness Week (Dec 1-7), I’d like to share with you some anger management tips from my book, The Road to Forgiveness:  Removing the Roadblocks. Repressed anger leads to many … Continue reading

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Where is Cleveland kidnapping victim, Michelle Knight?

Cleveland kidnapping victim, Michelle Knight, disappeared from the hospital on Friday evening. No one seems to know where she has gone, including her own mother. Everyone is wondering why she would dodge from view like this. Anyone coping with post-traumatic … Continue reading

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What’s Your Dream?

Many of us often blame someone else for ruining our life’s dream. No matter how difficult life becomes, we are entirely responsible for every choice we have made in response to the challenges. When we quit blaming and complaining, we … Continue reading

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Perfect Love is Like Plant Photosynthesis, Part 1

The love between a husband and wife can be compared to plant photosynthesis, which involves three phases: 1) Light Absorption, 2) Carbon Fixation, and 3) Water Splitting. In the Light Absorption Phase, plants take in sunlight to make energy. As … Continue reading

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Why Does a Vet’s Behavior Change After Combat?

Why is My Veteran So Different? Families of returning veterans often have difficulty relating to them, because their behaviors seem so different. When my son came back from a second deployment in Iraq, it felt as if a stranger had … Continue reading

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