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A Special Relationship

The family model in Scripture is not the atomistic family: dad, mom, and the kids. The Biblical model is the trustee family, with emphasis on health, education, and welfare of the family being maintained by a network of relatives. 928 more words


21 Days of Grateful Living

Spring is finally here!

The sky is blue, the sun is shining and the leaves are coming out on the trees.

I always feel that spring is a time of hope, of looking forward, of new beginnings and making things happen. 106 more words

(With)In Laws

Working within the law, is a difficult task in India. Primarily for the commoners, because most laws have such loop holes, that you do not have to follow them. 1,012 more words


When the Unthinkable Happens (part 2)

If you haven’t already done so, please read last week’s post “When the Unthinkable Happens” (Part 1) by clicking on that title in the right-hand column of this page… 819 more words


Dealing with the Mother-in-law

At a recent visit to the local bookstore, I found, amidst authors like Lousie Hay and Deepak Chopra; Mother-in-law by Veena Venugopal. I snickered, how can a book about the Indian Mother-in-law be in the self-help section? 710 more words

Therapy Corner

When the Unthinkable Happens (part 1)

Exploring MILS & DILS as “Family, Friends and Allies” led me to visit with Susan, a woman who has 33 years of experience as a DIL with “a very strong-willed woman” as her MIL.  534 more words


The Other Woman In Your Marriage

About 9 out of 10 Indian drama serials revolve around an evil mother-in-law hell-bent on driving the daughter-in-law out of the house and how the latter proves to be a warrior despite the world turning against her. 540 more words