Peace Partnership
3 Oct

Emotional Efficiency

  One of the biggest problems to plague my home is time management. I love being early. I like to sit in the back and observe from a distance. My wife and kids don’t mind showing up late for the majority of things on our schedule, and sometimes it’s even preferred. It gets better: they […]

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3 July

When Things Seem Easy, But Aren’t

This spring I stained my wood fence. The further I got into it, the further I realized it was not going to be as easy as I’d hoped. One of the first problems was that I’d miscalculated how much stain it was actually going to take to get the job done. I thought I’d followed […]

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2 Mar

Poise Under Pressure

  A new word has entered my vocabulary lately. It comes from a recent Sunday school class I was teaching on parenting with grace. The word is poise. It means graceful and elegant bearing in a person or persons. In the context of the class I was teaching, it was something we parents like to […]

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1 Nov

Look Out – SAD Season Ahead!

  The Farmer’s Almanac is predicting a frigid winter in just a few short months. For many in the Midwest, as well as around the nation, this is a daunting and sad forecast. But for some, SAD is actually a legitimate reaction to winter weather. Around 4 to 6 percent of Americans struggle with Seasonal […]

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1 July

When Fear Reigns Supreme

“Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.” – Salvador Dali – Aeschylus wrote a famous Greek tragedy entitled, “The Eumenides.” In it he states, “There are times in life when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart’s controls.” Aeschylus makes us aware of something very insightful: fear […]

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