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Family and friends—we love them! . . . but sometimes it’s not so easy to love them. What does God say about being a parent, family dysfunction, happy marriages, divorce, difficult people, forgiveness, and much more?

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How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Self-Esteem

It doesn’t matter what your family says about you. It doesn’t matter what you say about you. To know your true worth, there’s only one thing that matters.

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How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Self-Esteem

It doesn’t matter what your family says about you. It doesn’t matter what you say about you. To know your true worth, there’s only one thing that matters.

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How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Jealousy

Why do we envy? Just remember that we already have what we need.

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How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Jealousy

Why do we envy? Just remember that we already have what we need.

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Angels: God’s child protectors

Some of the sweetest religious art depicts winged angels hovering over children walking or sleeping in their little beds. Those images are not just…

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How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Favoritism

Here’s how you can avoid looking like you’re playing favorites with your kids.

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How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Favoritism

Here’s how you can avoid looking like you’re playing favorites with your kids.

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How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Lies and Deception

Lies and deception can be destructive. But they can also be forgiven.

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How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Lies and Deception

Lies and deception can be destructive. But they can also be forgiven.

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Sins of the sons

I know about pain that doesn’t go away. I wrote a book about it. I’m writing about it again, but not because of my…

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Rise of the nones

I am of the Baby Boomer generation. We have much to be proud of, but much also of which to be ashamed. Our parents…

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Forgive and learn

Perhaps you’re familiar with the saying “forgive and forget.” This concept takes its cue from God’s Word in Jeremiah 31:34: “I will forgive their…