When Life Throws You a Sucker Punch

by Alissa Frank
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You know the kind. Out of nowhere, something you weren’t expecting happens. You are going along in your daily life and then – POW – out of nowhere, you are hit. It can be a medical diagnosis, a job loss, or a relationship conflict. It’s almost always something that you couldn’t see coming. There are […]

A Life of Beauty

by Alissa Frank
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Do you live a beautiful life? Do you see yourself as a beautiful creation? Do you see life as a beautiful gift? These are good questions to ponder! God invites you to live fully alive and experience His beautiful presence. In God’s presence is the greatest pleasure known by man. If this is not experienced […]

Broken Glass

by Jonathan Durst
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Just the other day we had a snow day, which is surprising considering that we live in Central New York. While we were at home digging out and enjoying a nice fire, my beautiful and loving wife wanted to really bless our family with a fantastic chicken francaise meal. She began this long process of preparing, breading, […]

Laughter in Relationships

by Jonathan Durst
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All relationships have its own set of issues, but research has found that the couples that flourish are the ones who are most able to adapt to change, share their emotions “somewhat” effectively, and possess the ability to laugh at themselves and their relationships. Obviously the goal is not to laugh at our partner or […]

Unavoidable Change

by Jonathan Durst
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UNAVOIDABLE CHANGE There are only a few words that are so powerful; my meager mind cannot comprehend the vastness of their meanings. When we think of such words we often think of the names of God, we think of salvation, we think of things like marriage or family, but what about the word Life? Life […]

Information about Asperger’s

by Bedrock
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Asperger’s Syndrome – Symptoms Although there are many possible symptoms of Asperger’s syndrome, the main symptom is severe trouble with social situations. Your child may have mild to severe symptoms or have a few or many of these symptoms. Because of the wide variety of symptoms, no two children with Asperger’s are alike. Symptoms during […]

Your Feelings: Friend or Foe?

by Bedrock
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Book Recommendation: If you are experiencing feelings of depression, guilt, anger and/or fear, then this book may be for you to gain a greater understanding of your feelings and their origins. Your Feelings: Friend or Foe? Changing Your Self-Concept… Positive Ways to Deal with Depression, Guilt, Anger, and Fear by Dr. Richard D. Dobbins. “The […]