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Reputation Transformation

When is the last time you worked on your image or considered it as a priority? The fact is we don’t really consciously work on our image most of the time. But our reputation is something that we are constantly developing for the good or bad, whether we know it or not. Our behavior constantly

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Inviting Disorientation

Some years ago while at the University of Birmingham, I was walking absent-mindedly (not a good condition at a university, I admit) into the Orchard Learning Center men’s bathroom, to be jolted to attention. There was a woman standing in front of the mirror. Now here are the facts. I have studied almost daily in

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Growing In Step With Our Wives

This month at After Hours we attempted to have some discussion around strengthening our relationships with our wives. Sometimes we get it right, and sometimes we don’t, but I hope you were able to take away some strategies that will help in your marriage. I thought Jim Keena’s example of him stopping by his wife’s

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Multifaceted Personalities

My wife, Marcy, likes stickers. She has flair that way and our Christmas tree is decorated underneath with a host of exquisitely and creatively wrapped packages. On a note of less warmth, research is about details, websites, search protocols, notes, and bibliographies. How do I keep track of it all? Following the advice of a

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Modeling Good Behavior

We should seek to live in such a way that we not only break the chain of dysfunction, ensuring the best percentage chance of a good life for those nearest to us, but we also need to model love, compassion, and understanding. It’s easier to talk about it than it is to model it, but

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Relic or Remnant: Which one are you?

  https://shepherdsheartmin.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Relic-or-Remnant-Which-one-are-you.mp3 Relic // Throughout the Old Testament, the nation of Israel continually struggles with their relationship with God. God remains faithful to His covenant with Abraham and offers incredible benefits to the descendants of Abraham if they would keep covenant/loyalty with God. However, the nation of Israel often falls away from God, breaking the

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Respect, Honor, and the Attraction to a Happy Face

I want to touch on the subject of respect.  I’ve heard it said that it is very difficult to love someone if we don’t respect them.  If that is true, perhaps we should focus on managing our respect level towards our spouse. In my last article, I blogged about the power of touch, and how

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The Effect of Touch

This year Margo and I will celebrate forty years of marriage.  Each year seems sweeter than the year before, and we are grateful for each day that God gives us to spend with each other.  We have learned a lot over the years, and because of that I thought I’d put together a blog on

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