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The Importance of Establishing Family Traditions

Think of your favorite childhood memories. How many of them were centered around traditions? Chances are, many of them were. Things like decorating gingerbread houses at Christmas, staying up until midnight on New Year’s Eve, or going on vacations during the school...

A family sits in a brightly lit kitchen eating a breakfast of waffles, fruit, sausage, and eggs. The mother is pouring juice into her child’s outstretched cup.

Qualities of a Servant Leader

“Servant leader”: The phrase might seem like an oxymoron at first glance, but it is an extraordinary style of leadership that defies many of the traditional leadership styles of decades past. In many old corporations, the leader was the boss and was not to...

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Four Tips to Avoid Conflicts in the Family

“What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.”- Mother Teresa Our family members are supposed to be the persons closest to us. They are the people we expect to be there for us during life’s ups and downs. But as they say, familiarity breeds...

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Three Ways You Can Help Your Local Library

Throughout history, libraries have held the stories of the richest historical events, literary tales, and classic texts. Today, libraries have grown to include technology centers, social services, and educational resources. With such valuable offerings,...

Three Ways to Share Your Faith with Others

Our faith is worthy of sharing. In fact, the Bible says to go into all the world and preach the good news (Mark 16:15). At times, it can be tricky to know the perfect method to deliver the message, but there are a few techniques that can help. Here are three ways...