Category Archives: Enemies

The Enemy Called Guilt

Helping or hurting?  While raising my kids, I asked them that question as a way of getting them to think about how their words and/or actions affected the people or the situation around them.  Repeating that question over time enhanced my own sensitivity to … Continue reading

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The Enemy Called Fear

  Fear – friend or foe? We have a natural inborn fear that keeps us from dangerous activity.  It is given in different degrees, which explains daredevil behavior in some people, and other people being plagued with anxiety.  Those who … Continue reading

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The Enemy Called Pride

Pride can be a good thing.  Pride motivates us to do well, become better, reach higher. Pride keeps me as independent as I can be.  It pushes me to be strong and try harder.  It keeps me exercising, eating, taking on … Continue reading

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The Enemy Named Pity

Human nature is a tough thing to fight against, and yet it must be done.  There is a constant struggle to be grateful for “what is”, instead of longing for “what is not”.  The challenge is not limited to those who battle … Continue reading

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