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February 15, 2016

Ever Get Stuck in the Blame Game?

Author: JenniferMaster1

This comical video is based on a true story about one rotten morning – except I really didn’t cuss my teenager out!

It’s human nature – we try to blame others for our own mistakes and shortcomings! We have a bad day – it’s someone else who caused it. We make a mistake – it’s someone else who cause that to happen, too! When we want to criticize, condemn or complain, remember to take a look at our own actions and what we might improve. Have a little compassion on ourselves and forgive ourselves or our own shortcomings. That will make it easier to forgive others – when they did do something we could blame them for!!!

September 18, 2011

Is it a Weakness to Cry?

Author: JenniferMaster1

My daughter, who is a single mom, was having a garage sale in preparation to move across the country. I offered to keep her 4-year-old boy with me. While we were eating lunch, I couldn’t keep back the tears because I felt so sad that he would be moving thousands of miles away. I had developed quite the attachment with him, not only because he lived nearby, but because he was in my daycare three to four days a week and often stayed with me and my husband on weekends when his mother worked.

Is crying a sign of weakness? Are we better off just being tough and not getting so emotional about situations? Read more