Archives: January 2013

THE WORLD IS A DANGEROUS PLACE TO LIVE

January 17, 2013 - Miscellaneous

“The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.” -Albert Einstein    

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THE TRUTH ABOUT THE FLU

January 16, 2013 - Eminent Dangers

It has been years since we’ve had an Influenza epidemic in this country, and I have been receiving many questions from concerned patients and friends. For that reason I wanted to go over some key points. First, a flu...

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LET US TOUCH THE POOR

January 15, 2013 - Global Impact

“Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.” -Mother Teresa    

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HOW TO MAKE SURE IT COUNTS

January 14, 2013 - Miscellaneous

Does what we do matter in the long haul? In other words, when we have an opportunity to do something for someone else, does it make a difference in the grand scheme of things? Not that it should determine doing...

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DEAR GOD—HELP ME BE THE PERSON MY DOG THINKS I AM

January 11, 2013 - Miscellaneous

I saw a bumper sticker that had the words of the title of today’s blog, and immediately identified with it. If you have a dog, you know it’s true. No matter what, our dogs love to be near us,...

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LIVING UP TO EXPECTATIONS …

January 10, 2013 - Miscellaneous

Living up to one’s own expectations should be much more difficult than living up to those of others. If not, aim higher … much higher. 

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SATAN WANTS YOU TO BELIEVE THIS WILL HELP YOU — IT WON’T

January 9, 2013 - Marriage

“The holidays have been too much. Stress has never been higher in our home, and I don’t know if it’s worth it.” Mark looked a little worried as he spoke. “I really think that, maybe we should opt out,...

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FUTURE HAPPINESS FOR AMERICANS

January 8, 2013 - Politics

“I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.” -Thomas Jefferson    

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HOW TO DEAL WITH THE FISCAL CLIFF OF MARRIAGE

January 7, 2013 - Marriage, Serious Struggles

There’s a difference between a Fiscal Cliff and a Fiscal Mud Hole. I have counseled many patients over the years. I have also counseled friends from time to time, and young couples struggling through the early years of marriage.

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HOW DO YOU DEFINE TRUE WEALTH?

January 4, 2013 - Parenting

Last year I received an exciting little gift in the mail—a DVD with just under a thousand photos on it from before I was born to a few years ago. My sister, Joanne and her husband Charles painstakingly scanned...

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