Single at Christmas

Single at Christmas

Christmas is only a few days away – and you’re alone. Well, not really alone, not totally. But you’re single. There’s no one to kiss on Christmas Eve, no one to share a hot chocolate with in front of the fire, no one to walk with hand-in-hand through the snow. Being single at Christmas is just not cool.

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Broken Creche, Broken Heart at Christmas

Broken Creche, Broken Heart at Christmas

The little olivewood creche was special to me ever since I had purchased it at a little tourist shop in Bethlehem. Travel and several moves later it was badly broken, not much more than a pile of wooden pieces. But I couldn’t get rid of it.

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My Grateful List

My Grateful List

Today is Thanksgiving in the United States. Scientific research, countless personal stories, and good old common sense demonstrate that being grateful is good for you – physically, emotionally, relationally, and spiritually. A day to do this together is awesome. And I’d like to share my grateful list with you.

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Holidays and Relationships: It’s Complicated

Holidays and Relationships: It’s Complicated

This week in the United States many families will gather together to celebrate Thanksgiving. And Christmas is just a few weeks away. For all the hopes and expectations around the holidays, people make the difference. But holidays and relationships; it’s complicated.

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How to Confront Your Spouse’s Bad Behavior

How to Confront Your Spouse’s Bad Behavior

Micromanaging, criticizing, and fault-finding are toxic to a relationship. But problems don’t go away by ignoring them. What do you do when your spouse is doing truly hurtful things? Can you confront your spouse in their bad behavior without destroying your relationship?

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