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Recently I came across an article discussing how parents can help their anxious children. I thought article had some good recommendations and thoughts for parents of children with anxiety. I have included some excerpts from the article below and added my own thoughts and comments in red. If you would like to read the entire article 9 Things Every […]

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We are all broken.  We think of this as our biggest liability, but the reality is that the beauty in our brokenness is overwhelming. Cancer.  Addiction.  Chronic pain.  Anxiety. Poor physical fitness.  Depression.  Job burnout.  No one I know wants experiences like these, but everyone I know has some.  Does that mean we are somehow […]

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Our culture is obsessed with happiness.  From a purely individual perspective, happiness seems to be the obvious and ultimate goal.  Quite often, the second highest goal is avoiding pain or sadness.  Pursue happiness, avoid pain: seems like common sense, right?  Too bad its a really poor prescription for actual living. In fact, if you asked […]

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Advent is here. Traditionally this is a season of waiting and preparation.  Waiting with Mary as the infant grows in her womb.  Preparing for the wonderful birth of the Christ child. Yet sometimes all our many preparations preclude any real waiting. There is so much to do.  My family’s schedule is full of Christmas gatherings. […]

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