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August 11, 2011
My 30th Anniversary: What Happened?
Between the eve o' tommorow (August 12) and sometime during the weekend of the 20th,...
July 20, 2011
Your Inner Loser
If you follow this blog at all, you know that we spend a lot of...
July 17, 2011
A Review of “7 Reasons Women Stay in Abusive Relationships” from RealHope.com
From RealHope.com: John Shore wrote on his blog an article called "Seven Reasons Women Stay...
July 15, 2011
Prayer, Forgiveness, and the Nightmare of Being Bullied
In the comments section of The Difference Between "Praying For" and "Forgiving," reader "Susan in...
July 14, 2011
The Difference Between “Praying For” and “Forgiving”
So in light of the extremely good responses (still coming in) to yesterday's Must We...
July 13, 2011
Must We Pray for Our Enemies?
(This is part and parcel of my last post, "How Can We Increase Our Compassion...
July 13, 2011
How Can We Increase Our Compassion for Others?
The other day a friend was sharing with me the trouble he sometimes has feeling...
June 11, 2011
“Does God Want Me to Stop Having Premarital Sex?”
So here's an email I got: John, I would love to get the advice of...
May 31, 2011
Young woman: This, finally, is your world
[Fwiw, on my former blog--before I moved my blog here to Patheos--this post did some...
May 29, 2011
To Any Young Woman Struggling Against Low Self-Esteem
Dear Any Young Woman Struggling Against Low Self-Esteem: There are two kinds of low self-esteem....
May 05, 2011
Why Pastors Struggle With Confronting Domestic Violence
Here are six reasons well-meaning pastors might give the worst possible advice to victims of...
May 04, 2011
An Abused Wife Twice Betrayed: Once by Her Husband, and Again by Her Pastor
How many men does it take to ruin the life of a woman and her...
May 03, 2011
“I Didn’t Have a True Husband; I Had an Enemy”
Last night I got in the letter below. Its author hopes it might prove encouraging...
April 27, 2011
A Woman Minister: “Why Do I Continue to Make These Bad Decisions?”
A woman minister writes in about the demons that drive her.
April 26, 2011
He Stomped Her and Gave Her Chlamydia. But at Least She Has a Boyfriend!
The below just came in as a comment to my Seven Reasons Women Stay in...
April 09, 2011
“My Husband Hit Me Three Times With A Shoe”
John [reads the letter I got in this morning], Thank you for your article on...
February 15, 2011
15 Ways to Stay Sane Caring For an Elderly Parent
If you're caring for an elderly parent, don't miss these fifteen tips for staying sane...
January 09, 2011
“I Can Honestly Say I Want Out of My Marriage”
An emotionally abused wife cries out for help and direction.
November 22, 2010
10 Steps to Winning Back Your Estranged Wife
Blown it? Here's what you do.
November 12, 2010
Just Call Me Mr. Right
Men die early because they can't take the stress of having to know everything all...
November 10, 2010
Letter From an Atheist Man Married to a Christian Woman
What's it like being an atheist man married to an atheist woman?
November 04, 2010
If Your Family Has Attitudes This Time of Year, Use the Beatitudes to Stay in Good Cheer
Dreading upcoming family gatherings for the holidays? This reading of the Beatitudes just might quell...
October 05, 2010
Why Do Women Stay in Abusive Relationships?
Here on my blog I have a page called, "7 Reasons Women Stay in Abusive...
September 24, 2010
My Blog and the Silly Putty People
Running a blog is like posting a big sign on the gate outside of your...
September 22, 2010
9 reasons to never yell at your employees
Here's why you should never yell at your employees.
September 16, 2010
The post you are looking for is included in HA!, a full-sized collection of five...
September 11, 2010
Share Where You Were on 9/11?
[Hi guys. I'm going to leave up this post from yesterday until tomorrow morning, because...
September 10, 2010
Her Parents Thoroughly Rejected Her. Now What?
Last night a woman emailed me the following, which I wanted to be sure to...
July 23, 2010
“So Whaddaya, Anyway? Some Kinda Fag?”
With regards to “My Parents Say I Should Worry About Making More Money Than My...
July 22, 2010
“My Parents Say I Should Worry About Making More Money Than My Perfect Boyfriend. Advice?”
[Update: “So Whaddaya, Anyway? Some Kinda Fag?”] Okay, readers. The following note came in today (in...
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