How I Achieved Greater Happiness with One Simple Phone Trick — by Chad R. Allen

This is a terrific post by Chad R. Allen. Please click on the link below to read the full article.

In The Psychology of Money, Morgan Housel reports on the work of Angus Campbell, a psychologist who studied what makes people happy. Campbell wrote, “Having a strong sense of controlling one’s life is a more dependable predictor of positive feelings of wellbeing than any of the objective conditions of…

How I Achieved Greater Happiness with One Simple Phone Trick — Chad R. AllenChad R. Allen

To honor parents

This is just what I needed to read today. Thank you, Pastor Dave Orrison!

Grace for my Heart

It’s Monday Grace!

Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the Lord your God is giving you.

Exodus 20:12 (NKJV)

“But, but, but…”

I recently watched a video testimony of a woman who suffered terrible abuse at the hands of her father. Her mother knew of the abuse and did nothing to stop it. I have read accounts of child actors whose parents wasted the money the children earned. I have counseled people whose parents were neglectful or abusive. I have had to call law enforcement on parents whose discipline went too far.

“But you don’t know my parents!”

When some people hear the command to honor their father and mother, they truly struggle. How do you honor someone who was abusive or corrupt? How can this commandment apply to their lives?

Yet, God gave this command to His people. He…

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