Tag Archives: Choice

We Don’t Need Tough Love, We Need Tough Love.

I’ve heard the phrase so many times, “It’s just a little tough love.” Typically after a parent, teacher, mentor, coach, or friend says something that sounds quite opposite from love. Do you enjoy receiving this kind of ‘tough love’? I … Continue reading

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5 Misconceptions of Forgiveness

So you forgave them. Why does it still hurt so much? Maybe we have been thinking forgiveness is something it’s not. (and some cutie pictures of my baby girl with no correlation to the topic other than something cute to … Continue reading

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You are not your Parent

Parents are a mystery. As children we want to grow up to be just like them, and by our teenage years we want to be nothing like them.ย Eventually,ย Superman shows us his Kryptonite and “You’re just like your mom” becomes an … Continue reading

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Basic training: We’re already in the war.

When a soldier heads to battle, they go through training. They are not just thrown into the war zone with a, “Good Luck.” They go through a training course that tries its very best to prepare each individual for every … Continue reading

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