Parenting

SHAME IS USEFUL We must learn to live together as brothers and sisters or perish as fools. Martin Luther King,  American political activist The biblical story of Cain and Able illustrates  the difficulty of raising an Abel and not a Cain.  One popular  book preaches that one can have Siblings Without Rivalry.   Wishful thinking. …

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Staying Strong Series

THE TWELVE DAILY EMOTIONAL FITNESS TRAINING EXERCISES Exercise Number  Ten   Forgive another. Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. Mark Twain The heel that crushes doesn’t smell the violet’s sweetness, but the violet does and this is why forgiveness is important.  Forgiveness has nothing to do with who you are …

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