Have you stopped to consider how well you listen? I’m not talking about hearing what someone says, I’m talking about listening—the act of digesting and absorbing what they’re telling you.
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Embracing the truth isn’t easy, and matter of fact, it can be downright hard. But when you admit and accept what is happening within your family, you take a major step toward your family’s healing. There’s an American psychologist and philosopher William James, he said this, acceptance of what happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune. Let me say that again, acceptance of what happened is the first step to overcoming the consequence of any misfortune. Here are some families that came to their realizations in a lot of different ways.
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Never did I think that I would be the executive director of a program for struggling teens called Heartlight. Well, we now have 60 kids living with us and we’ve lived with over 3,000 kids up to this point. Never was planned, never knew that it was coming. Never knew that that was on the horizon for me. Here I am on the other side of life where a lot of friends around me are retiring, but I’ve looked back at a lot of my time and a lot of the things that were discovered along the way on my journey. I would call it a journey to genuineness.
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