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Having Realistic Expectations for Christmas

Christmas is about celebrating the birth of Jesus, but somehow we have tangled in there other expectations. If we kept the true meaning of Christmas at the center of our minds, we would not have any unrealistic expectations. But, we all do it–create in our minds the “perfect little Christmas.” ...

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Can Sexless Marriages Survive?

Not so long ago, I wrote an article entitled the “New Shoes Phase.” This is a fancy way to describe the fresh new feelings and adventures associated with the beginning phase of intimate relationships. But just as how shoes get old, the initial excitement in relationships will get old too. ...

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When Silence is Dangerous

Before C.R.M. (Crew Resource Management) was adopted by the FAA, the captain of a commercial airliner was not to be questioned when in command of his aircraft. In an emergency, all decisions were left to his judgment. It would take the loss of several commercial jets to change how emergencies ...

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Life Is Short, Who Are You Impacting?

Rubye and her sisters, Ruth and Rose, have all surpassed 100 years: Rubye by a decade. The sisters lived through the two world wars, influenza and polio epidemics, the development of modern travel–so many  “firsts.” These ladies have enjoyed long, productive lives for sure! And they are not alone. In ...

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