8 Practical Tips to Put the Brakes on Complaining

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash 8 Tips to Nip Complaining in the Bud 1. Replace negative thoughts with thankful ones. Think about good things. Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Phil. […]

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What Is the Difference Between Complaining and Informing?

Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash Avoiding complaining can get a bit fuzzy, at times. There are situations where we need to inform those around us about important things they need to know. How can we discern the difference between complaining vs. informing?   Let’s hash through this a bit together. About Complaining – from […]

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If a Friend Complains, Shouldn’t I Commiserate?

Photo by Ben White on Unsplash I received a great question from a wife about what to do when someone else complains. She said she normally would complain about her life, too, so the person would feel she could understand them and they wouldn’t feel alone. And she worried that if they said they were really […]

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Handling Adversity with Joy and WITHOUT Complaining

  (our children at Legoland, FL) I am obviously NOT perfect. I’m still very human.  I need Jesus desperately EVERY MOMENT of EVERY DAY or I will mess things up majorly! I thought some of you may appreciate a few real life examples of how a wife might have obstacles and problems to deal with […]

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Look Outward at Others in Divine New Ways

We have been unpacking the 4 Step Peace Plan for several posts. There is a summary at the bottom of the post. <3 (This post will make sense even if you haven’t read the others. So don’t worry about it if you haven’t read them yet. You can always go back later and read them.) […]

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