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Must Have Clothes for Fall for Christian Women

Must Have Clothes for Fall for Christian Women

This weekend we spent some time in New York City with our two oldest girls, my niece and my mother. Our hotel was smack dab in the middle of Times Square. One thing I love to look at in the city is the vast array […]

Grace When You’ve Blown It.

Grace When You’ve Blown It.

Have you ever really blown it? I mean, really blown it? You fight with your spouse, or spew hurtful words to the kids you’ve spent your life nurturing and caring for. You wish you could reboot your day and start all over again and take […]

Elements of a Sincere Apology

Elements of a Sincere Apology

My last post recapped a Wall Street Journal article about insincere, ineffective apologies that people make. Today, I’ll  list the elements (according to Ms. Bernstein) of a comprehensive, hence effective, apology. Researchers agree that they include these eight elements: Remorse- I’m deeply sorry. Acceptance of […]