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Is it the job or our lifestyle?

The job I do demands so much.
Odd hours and shift duties at work.
With daily deadlines to be met.
And stress level always on the high. 96 more words


She Is Never Really Gone

My mom’s passing gave me a better insight of the continuity of life from this world to the eternal.

My mom’s life did not really end – her body only took the spiritual form. 216 more words


When You Don't Feel At Home

Home is a concept that I have written about here before, when we bought our home and moved in. I can almost make my way to the kitchen in the middle of the night when I need a snack, and I’m almost used to the sounds the house makes as it settles at night. 412 more words


It Came One Day in Spring

It came one day in spring,

When he took his final breath
He took the hand of Jesus
And took his last final trip 73 more words



Today’s happiness moment happened when I was upstairs doing yoga. I was lying on my mat, stretching into good feelings when I heard thumping and banging and giggles coming from downstairs. 273 more words

How Suffering Helps Us to Help Others

By Jonathan Decker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

“Why me?” This ubiquitous cry of the suffering displays an urgent craving for answers. We try desperately to find… 559 more words

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What to do When a Friend Loses a Loved One

By Jonathan Decker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 2005 one of my college buddies lost his mother to terminal illness. My heart broke for him: I was close with my mom and struggled to comprehend what it would be like if she died. 510 more words

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