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why are you mad at God

What To Do When We’re Mad At God

Are You Mad At God? I’ve got to believe at some point in your life, you’ve raised your fist and shouted out in anger at God. Most of us have done it. Maybe your parent died, or you had a friend get seriously sick, or even killed. Maybe you have cancer, or some kind of…

We Like You

Inspiring Stories of Everyday Kindness

Making Kindness the Norm I imagine you have heard the term Random Acts of Kindness (RAK), but did you know that every February there is a week dedicated to RAK? I think this is awesome because anything that promotes showing kindness to others is a win in my book. In my blog, The Kindness Experiment,…

really just friends

7 Reasons to be Just Friends

Just Friends vs. Dating Being  “Just Friends” with someone from the opposite sex that you can just hang out with, while avoiding all the boyfriend/girlfriend drama, can be a real blessing. I wish every teenager and young adult could experience a friendship with someone from the opposite sex with no strings attached. It’s possible to…

Trust and Security

What All Relationships Need to Survive

Trust and Security After 25 years of taking countless phone calls on my radio show, I’ve heard thousands of stories about heartbreak due to relationship failures. What is so often lacking in all these relationships is a foundation of trust.  And without trust people have no sense of security and can never rest secure in…

The stigma of being Masculine and Depressed

The Stigma of Masculinity and Depression

I’m a Man “I’m a man, so I’ve got to be _______________________. “ (Fill in the blank) What word came to mind? Strong Brave Self-Sufficient Powerful In control As a man, I know these are the types of words that pop into my head. This idea that we need to be a “man’s man” and…